Discovery certificate for object 2018cxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19809 [ 2018TNSTR.906....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 16:48:11
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 2018cxy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:28:04.280 (322.017833) DEC = +41:08:09.67 (41.136019)
Discovery date: 2018-05-23 08:11:02 (JD=2458261.8409954)


Remarks: Blue hostless transient, fading

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-23 08:11:02
Flux: 17.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-15 08:32:38
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/2018cxy