Discovery certificate for object 2018cwg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19747 [ 2018TNSTR.902....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-29 13:48:16
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 2018cwg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bpq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:49:01.440 (87.256) DEC = -56:55:08.80 (-56.919111)
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 02:16:48 (JD=2458290.595)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 02:16:48
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-14 03:05:45
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/2018cwg