Discovery certificate for object 2018enp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21173 [ 2018TNSTR1083....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-03 13:17:09
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 2018enp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bys
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:32:51.410 (188.214208) DEC = +12:31:10.85 (12.519681)
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 09:51:50 (JD=2458330.9109954)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with candidate blazar CSS130509:123251+123111 brightens by more than 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-31 09:51:50
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-18 10:43:40
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/2018enp