Discovery certificate for object 2018ccs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19012 [ 2018TNSTR.733....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-01 06:43:16
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 2018ccs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bje
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:02:18.600 (90.5775) DEC = +63:07:45.19 (63.129219)
Discovery date: 2018-05-27 23:15:21 (JD=2458266.4689931)


Remarks: CV (DDE 73) with multiple outbursts in Gaia light curve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-27 23:15:21
Flux: 15.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 18:56:09
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/2018ccs