Discovery certificate for object 2018edg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20845 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 12:33:19
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 2018edg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bvu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:23:09.670 (335.790292) DEC = +43:39:18.29 (43.655081)
Discovery date: 2018-07-21 23:55:40 (JD=2458321.4969907)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue transient on faint PS1 source, aka ASASSN-18oh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-21 23:55:40
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-27 06:00:00
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/2018edg