Discovery certificate for object 2018bai
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17977 [ 2018TNSTR.532....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-23 20:33:38
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 2018bai
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:07:03.590 (331.764958) DEC = +05:53:24.00 (5.89)
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 01:24:57 (JD=2458229.5589931)


Remarks: candidate CV with 3.7 mag outburst, aka ASASSN-13by

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 01:24:57
Flux: 16.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-14 08:09:36
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/2018bai