Discovery certificate for object 2018bcw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18092 [ 2018TNSTR.561....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-29 16:24:32
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 2018bcw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:05:13.520 (136.306333) DEC = +04:56:26.34 (4.94065)
Discovery date: 2018-04-27 04:30:43 (JD=2458235.6879977)


Remarks: QSO SDSS J090513.52+045626.3 brightens by 1.4 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-27 04:30:43
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-04 04:35:02
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/2018bcw