Discovery certificate for object 2018bis
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18283 [ 2018TNSTR.616....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-11 09:45:21
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 2018bis
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bev
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:53:42.180 (88.42575) DEC = -01:24:03.24 (-1.4009)
Discovery date: 2018-05-09 21:51:50.000 (JD=2458248.4109954)


Remarks: red star brightens by 0.6 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-09 21:51:50.000
Flux: 15.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-29 10:56:38
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/2018bis