Discovery certificate for object 2018vl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16961 [ 2018TNSTR.224....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-15 11:03:17
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 2018vl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ale
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:32:05.100 (278.02125) DEC = -20:50:58.06 (-20.849461)
Discovery date: 2018-02-11 14:22:33 (JD=2458161.0989931)


Remarks: 1.8 mag increase in variable red candidate YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-11 14:22:33
Flux: 14.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-20 18:23:02
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/2018vl