Discovery certificate for object 2018bwe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18767 [ 2018TNSTR.688....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-22 09:56:29
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 2018bwe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bgv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:29:54.640 (247.477667) DEC = -74:41:50.82 (-74.69745)
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 20:32:38 (JD=2458258.3559954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by >2mags, previous outburst in light curve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 20:32:38
Flux: 17.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-10 03:20:09
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/2018bwe