Discovery certificate for object 2018gew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22567 [ 2018TNSTR1354....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-11 21:10:55
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 2018gew
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18coq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:28:40.080 (262.167) DEC = -05:16:44.98 (-5.279161)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 15:20:09.000 (JD=2458370.1389931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 15:20:09.000
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-16 05:13:55
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/2018gew