Discovery certificate for object 2018beu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18152 [ 2018TNSTR.581....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-05 14:07:19
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 2018beu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bdf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:23:51.690 (290.965375) DEC = -09:23:13.78 (-9.387161)
Discovery date: 2018-05-01 13:17:45 (JD=2458240.0539931)


Remarks: Galactic plane source brightens by 0.3 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-01 13:17:45
Flux: 19.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 19:40:48
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/2018beu