Discovery certificate for object 2018eow
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21216 [ 2018TNSTR1096....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-04 08:43:58
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018eow
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:04:49.980 (46.20825) DEC = +46:10:52.86 (46.18135)
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 19:36:28 (JD=2458333.3169907)


Remarks: blue transient on top of faint blue PS1 source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 19:36:28
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 01:27:50
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/2018eow