Discovery certificate for object 2018byr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18847 [ 2018TNSTR.708....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-25 15:44:32
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 2018byr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bhm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:08:10.660 (167.044417) DEC = -71:33:31.25 (-71.558681)
Discovery date: 2018-05-21 08:54:14 (JD=2458259.8709954)


Remarks: transient coincident with MASTER J110810.48-713330.6 - possible CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-21 08:54:14
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-09 09:18:43
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/2018byr