Discovery certificate for object 2018cid
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19214 [ 2018TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 16:48:48
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018cid
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18blr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:01:53.710 (210.473792) DEC = -52:28:06.64 (-52.468511)
Discovery date: 2018-06-06 21:10:04.000 (JD=2458276.3819907)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-06 21:10:04.000
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 21:04:19
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/2018cid