Discovery certificate for object 2018ecz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20837 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 07:58:01
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018ecz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bvo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:18:47.190 (154.696625) DEC = -28:14:07.69 (-28.235469)
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 15:02:52 (JD=2458320.1269907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 15:02:52
Flux: 19.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-05 11:32:38
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/2018ecz