Discovery certificate for object 2018cyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19814 [ 2018TNSTR.906....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 17:29:43
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 2018cyc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18brb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:46:18.720 (281.578) DEC = +28:58:07.36 (28.968711)
Discovery date: 2018-06-29 05:22:33 (JD=2458298.7239931)


Remarks: blue transient on faint (r=22) PanSTARRS source. candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-29 05:22:33
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-16 02:28:19
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/2018cyc