Discovery certificate for object 2018cxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19796 [ 2018TNSTR.906....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 05:24:10
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 2018cxq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bqt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:57:34.880 (119.395333) DEC = -43:30:39.20 (-43.510889)
Discovery date: 2018-06-26 14:29:45 (JD=2458296.1039931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient towards Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-26 14:29:45
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 05:11:02
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/2018cxq