Discovery certificate for object 2018cgr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19158 [ 2018TNSTR.771....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-07 00:01:29
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 2018cgr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bkj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:04:12.710 (211.052958) DEC = -59:39:18.29 (-59.655081)
Discovery date: 2018-06-01 15:00:00 (JD=2458271.125)


Remarks: blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-01 15:00:00
Flux: 17.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-01 21:05:45
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/2018cgr