Discovery certificate for object 2018cye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19816 [ 2018TNSTR.906....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 18:07:20
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 2018cye
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18brd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:53:57.030 (193.487625) DEC = -30:28:56.60 (-30.482389)
Discovery date: 2018-06-27 15:34:33 (JD=2458297.1489931)


Remarks: 2 mag (blue) brightening in Gaia source close to UV source GALEXASC J125356.87-302857.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-27 15:34:33
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-05 17:19:40
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/2018cye