Discovery certificate for object 2018dzs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20721 [ 2018TNSTR.996....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-17 09:49:02
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 2018dzs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18buv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:54:33.210 (313.638375) DEC = +32:08:54.35 (32.148431)
Discovery date: 2018-07-16 05:55:40 (JD=2458315.7469907)


Remarks: blue transient near faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-16 05:55:40
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-30 07:36:28
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/2018dzs