Discovery certificate for object 2018ehj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20981 [ 2018TNSTR1051....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-29 10:47:36
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 2018ehj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:08:12.820 (197.053417) DEC = -63:25:25.75 (-63.423819)
Discovery date: 2018-07-27 20:39:50 (JD=2458327.3609954)


Remarks: very red hostless transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-27 20:39:50
Flux: 17.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-18 09:07:12
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/2018ehj