Discovery certificate for object 2018cya
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19812 [ 2018TNSTR.906....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 17:01:04
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 2018cya
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bqz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:59:55.570 (299.981542) DEC = +35:38:52.19 (35.647831)
Discovery date: 2018-06-28 17:36:57 (JD=2458298.2339931)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-28 17:36:57
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 18:34:33
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/2018cya