Discovery certificate for object 2018eej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20880 [ 2018TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-27 09:49:52
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 2018eej
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bwq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:46:25.600 (161.606667) DEC = -80:36:45.50 (-80.612639)
Discovery date: 2018-07-24 14:21:07 (JD=2458324.0979977)


Remarks: blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-24 14:21:07
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-16 22:30:43
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/2018eej