Discovery certificate for object 2018ea
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16409 [ 2018TNSTR..36....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-10 19:12:24
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 2018ea
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ach
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:40:21.480 (145.0895) DEC = -28:28:20.60 (-28.472389)
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 09:50:24 (JD=2458126.91)


Remarks: blue transient near UV source GALEXASC J094021.56-282819.8, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 09:50:24
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-04 10:13:26
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/2018ea