Discovery certificate for object 2018deg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20027 [ 2018TNSTR.942....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-07 20:12:41
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 2018deg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bsl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:02:25.580 (0.606583) DEC = +04:07:29.28 (4.1248)
Discovery date: 2018-07-05 06:40:19 (JD=2458304.7779977)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-05 06:40:19
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-04 20:41:16
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/2018deg