Discovery certificate for object 2018ehk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20982 [ 2018TNSTR1051....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-29 10:48:10
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 2018ehk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:02:15.310 (225.563792) DEC = -77:40:33.53 (-77.675981)
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 02:25:26 (JD=2458327.6009954)


Remarks: 0.4 mag brightening in Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 02:25:26
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-12 22:35:02
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/2018ehk