Discovery certificate for object 2018eqr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21281 [ 2018TNSTR1103....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-05 23:17:49
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 2018eqr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:45:01.240 (221.255167) DEC = -36:34:03.50 (-36.567639)
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 09:04:19 (JD=2458333.8779977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 09:04:19
Flux: 17.07 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-23 20:47:02
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/2018eqr