Discovery certificate for object 2018ccr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19011 [ 2018TNSTR.733....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-01 06:40:37
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 2018ccr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bjd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:03:16.600 (15.819167) DEC = +61:37:01.02 (61.61695)
Discovery date: 2018-05-27 19:35:02 (JD=2458266.3159954)


Remarks: significant 0.6 mag rise in known variable star (NSV 377), also candidate YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-27 19:35:02
Flux: 14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-10 07:49:26
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/2018ccr