Discovery certificate for object 2018bew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18154 [ 2018TNSTR.581....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-05 14:09:18
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 2018bew
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bdh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:01:54.510 (285.477125) DEC = -10:59:21.66 (-10.98935)
Discovery date: 2018-05-02 19:16:19 (JD=2458241.3029977)


Remarks: blue hostless Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-02 19:16:19
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 21:31:40
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/2018bew