Discovery certificate for object 2018eet
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20892 [ 2018TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-27 11:56:26
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 2018eet
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:49:26.470 (342.360292) DEC = -81:26:07.08 (-81.4353)
Discovery date: 2018-07-25 14:06:43 (JD=2458325.0879977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by more than ~3 mags, previous outburst in lightcurve, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-25 14:06:43
Flux: 16.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-12 02:29:45
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/2018eet