Discovery certificate for object 2018emc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21122 [ 2018TNSTR1060....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-31 11:23:46
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 2018emc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18byd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:59:44.530 (314.935542) DEC = -73:35:26.99 (-73.590831)
Discovery date: 2018-07-29 14:08:09 (JD=2458329.0889931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~4.5 mags, known CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-29 14:08:09
Flux: 15.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-12 14:24:00
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/2018emc