Discovery certificate for object 2018ecl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20814 [ 2018TNSTR1024....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-24 14:16:43
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 2018ecl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bvd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:04:05.500 (136.022917) DEC = -47:32:04.67 (-47.534631)
Discovery date: 2018-07-19 02:38:24 (JD=2458318.61)


Remarks: Faint Gaia source brightens by 0.7 mag, then declines quickly

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-19 02:38:24
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-21 17:06:43
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/2018ecl