Discovery certificate for object 2018daw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19910 [ 2018TNSTR.913....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-02 11:21:50
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018daw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:58:21.120 (299.588) DEC = +30:08:59.89 (30.149969)
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 11:38:24.000 (JD=2458299.985)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-30 11:38:24.000
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-20 00:40:19
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/2018daw