Discovery certificate for object 2018dcs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19970 [ 2018TNSTR.924....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-04 11:44:59
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 2018dcs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bry
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:17:44.560 (319.435667) DEC = +22:55:16.03 (22.921119)
Discovery date: 2018-07-03 01:45:07.000 (JD=2458302.5729977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~0.2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-03 01:45:07.000
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-30 12:54:43
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/2018dcs