Discovery certificate for object 2018ema
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21120 [ 2018TNSTR1060....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-31 11:22:08
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 2018ema
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18byb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:49:50.390 (222.459958) DEC = -66:02:30.55 (-66.041819)
Discovery date: 2018-07-30 02:35:31 (JD=2458329.6079977)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-30 02:35:31
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-10 21:00:00
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/2018ema