Discovery certificate for object 2018tv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16915 [ 2018TNSTR.213....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-13 17:41:27
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018tv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ajs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:04:53.160 (271.2215) DEC = -24:26:41.64 (-24.4449)
Discovery date: 2018-02-08 08:23:59 (JD=2458157.8499884)


Remarks: long-term brightening in Gaia source coincidence with maser [ARM2000] G006.049-01.447

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-08 08:23:59
Flux: 14.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-08 20:38:24
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018tv