Discovery certificate for object 2018cwn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19759 [ 2018TNSTR.902....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-29 14:33:18
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 2018cwn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bqb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:56:26.480 (329.110333) DEC = +62:16:22.66 (62.272961)
Discovery date: 2018-06-22 11:48:28 (JD=2458291.9919907)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane. Faint PanSTARRS source at this position

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-22 11:48:28
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-21 18:00:00
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/2018cwn