Discovery certificate for object 2018elt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21111 [ 2018TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-30 17:06:43
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 2018elt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:25:25.870 (36.357792) DEC = +72:09:00.79 (72.150219)
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 13:12:00 (JD=2458328.05)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~0.4 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 13:12:00
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-23 13:20:38
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/2018elt