Discovery certificate for object 2018elv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21113 [ 2018TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-30 17:13:14
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 2018elv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:18:07.480 (184.531167) DEC = -14:27:42.05 (-14.461681)
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 09:25:55 (JD=2458327.8929977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 09:25:55
Flux: 18.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-04 23:35:31
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/2018elv