Discovery certificate for object 2018ecx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20835 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 07:55:28
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 2018ecx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bvm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:53:31.720 (328.382167) DEC = +47:13:10.56 (47.2196)
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 23:49:55 (JD=2458320.4929977)


Remarks: candidate YSO brightens by 0.7 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 23:49:55
Flux: 17.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-23 18:15:50
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/2018ecx