Discovery certificate for object 2018btx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18681 [ 2018TNSTR.670....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-19 15:21:22
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 2018btx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bfy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:41:03.080 (100.262833) DEC = +09:29:04.49 (9.484581)
Discovery date: 2018-05-15 16:10:33 (JD=2458254.1739931)


Remarks: YSO in NGC 2264 brightens by 0.7 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-15 16:10:33
Flux: 16.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-17 06:10:04
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/2018btx