Discovery certificate for object 2018chm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19192 [ 2018TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 09:59:22
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 2018chm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18blc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:28:28.680 (7.1195) DEC = +48:51:31.39 (48.858719)
Discovery date: 2018-05-30 19:50:52 (JD=2458269.3269907)


Remarks: blue transient near extended PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-30 19:50:52
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 07:53:45
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/2018chm