Discovery certificate for object 2018eho
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20986 [ 2018TNSTR1051....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-29 10:51:09
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 2018eho
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:28:49.570 (202.206542) DEC = -68:43:05.05 (-68.718069)
Discovery date: 2018-07-27 20:35:31 (JD=2458327.3579977)


Remarks: >2 mag brightening in faint Gaia source, becomes blue, candidate CV?

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-27 20:35:31
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-25 02:51:21
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/2018eho