Discovery certificate for object 2018amv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17517 [ 2018TNSTR.403....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-27 23:21:46
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018amv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18asm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:11:32.560 (77.885667) DEC = +18:47:35.99 (18.793331)
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 11:03:50.000 (JD=2458202.9609954)


Remarks: blue transient on faint PanSTARRS source, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-25 11:03:50.000
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-03 11:31:12
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018amv