Discovery certificate for object 2018edt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20861 [ 2018TNSTR1030....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-25 22:21:46
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 2018edt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bwh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:50:38.030 (162.658458) DEC = -52:49:48.25 (-52.830069)
Discovery date: 2018-07-23 14:45:36 (JD=2458323.115)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with Radio source PMN J1050-5249 brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-23 14:45:36
Flux: 19.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-24 16:47:59
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/2018edt