Discovery certificate for object 2018edf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20844 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 12:31:50
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 2018edf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bvt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:08:54.000 (137.225) DEC = -66:10:55.13 (-66.181981)
Discovery date: 2018-07-21 14:28:19 (JD=2458321.1029977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-21 14:28:19
Flux: 17.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-21 14:44:09
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/2018edf