Discovery certificate for object 2018dck
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19959 [ 2018TNSTR.917....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-03 21:28:28
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 2018dck
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18brr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:43:16.540 (220.818917) DEC = -01:02:22.27 (-1.039519)
Discovery date: 2018-07-01 16:17:45.000 (JD=2458301.1789931)


Remarks: blue transient coincident with Cataclysmic Binary Candidate CRTS CSS100115 J144317-010222

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-01 16:17:45.000
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-17 17:58:33
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/2018dck