Discovery certificate for object 2018eeg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20876 [ 2018TNSTR1036....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-26 19:10:33
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 2018eeg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bwo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:17:23.600 (169.348333) DEC = -52:57:34.16 (-52.959489)
Discovery date: 2018-07-24 14:47:02.000 (JD=2458324.1159954)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-24 14:47:02.000
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-24 04:52:19
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/2018eeg