Discovery certificate for object 2018cww
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19769 [ 2018TNSTR.902....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-29 16:51:31
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 2018cww
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:23:27.040 (260.862667) DEC = +31:31:41.63 (31.528231)
Discovery date: 2018-06-24 23:03:50 (JD=2458294.4609954)


Remarks: red Gaia source brightens by 0.2 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-24 23:03:50
Flux: 17.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-11 08:19:40
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/2018cww