Discovery certificate for object 2018dax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19911 [ 2018TNSTR.913....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-02 11:22:51
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 2018dax
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18brp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:16.080 (213.567) DEC = -06:55:38.50 (-6.927361)
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 23:54:14.000 (JD=2458300.4959954)


Remarks: erratic Gaia source brightens by ~2mags, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 23:54:14.000
Flux: 17.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-14 23:49:55
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/2018dax