Discovery certificate for object 2018elw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21114 [ 2018TNSTR1056....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-30 17:16:07
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 2018elw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bxx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:29:19.620 (37.33175) DEC = +73:02:23.60 (73.039889)
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 11:25:26 (JD=2458327.9759954)


Remarks: Long term decline of almost 2 mags on Gaia YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-28 11:25:26
Flux: 20.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-13 13:32:09
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/2018elw