Discovery certificate for object 2018ctg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19637 [ 2018TNSTR.863....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-21 23:13:39
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 2018ctg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bpe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:44:05.210 (161.021708) DEC = -69:56:11.33 (-69.936481)
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 22:37:55 (JD=2458289.4429977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 22:37:55
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-21 10:43:40
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/2018ctg