Discovery certificate for object 2018cqh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19527 [ 2018TNSTR.839....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-17 22:18:02
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 2018cqh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bod
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:33:46.930 (38.445542) DEC = -01:01:28.38 (-1.02455)
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 13:01:55 (JD=2458286.0429977)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with Seyfert 2 galaxy SDSS J023346.93-010128.3 brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 13:01:55
Flux: 17.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-16 12:15:50
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/2018cqh