Discovery certificate for object 2018bhg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18233 [ 2018TNSTR.605....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-09 09:29:29
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018bhg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:14:32.970 (273.637375) DEC = -11:38:30.48 (-11.6418)
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 13:14:52 (JD=2458246.0519907)


Remarks: variable red Galactic plane star dims by 1.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 13:14:52
Flux: 18.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 09:57:36
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/2018bhg