Discovery certificate for object 2018cqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19524 [ 2018TNSTR.839....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-17 22:15:51
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 2018cqf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18boa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:54:32.010 (208.633375) DEC = -54:12:28.80 (-54.208)
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 11:02:24 (JD=2458285.96)


Remarks: transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 11:02:24
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-05 04:55:12
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/2018cqf