Discovery certificate for object 2018bet
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18151 [ 2018TNSTR.581....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-05 13:57:43
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 2018bet
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:13:14.200 (273.309167) DEC = +01:49:02.03 (1.817231)
Discovery date: 2018-05-02 00:59:02 (JD=2458240.5409954)


Remarks: erratic variable brightens by 1.7 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-02 00:59:02
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-17 13:24:57
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/2018bet