Discovery certificate for object 2018cqe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19523 [ 2018TNSTR.839....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-17 22:15:17
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 2018cqe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:37:30.160 (204.375667) DEC = -66:55:22.91 (-66.923031)
Discovery date: 2018-06-15 22:49:26 (JD=2458285.4509954)


Remarks: transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-15 22:49:26
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-26 10:39:21
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/2018cqe