Discovery certificate for object 2018cep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19090 [ 2018TNSTR.755....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-05 10:45:33
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 2018cep
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bji
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:50:16.870 (357.570292) DEC = +46:59:21.77 (46.989381)
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 01:55:12 (JD=2458267.58)


Remarks: blue transient coincident with known CV NSV 26152

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 01:55:12
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 01:59:31
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/2018cep