Discovery certificate for object 2018eqt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21283 [ 2018TNSTR1103....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-05 23:19:30
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 2018eqt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:49:41.070 (237.421125) DEC = -52:09:29.81 (-52.158281)
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 14:47:02 (JD=2458334.1159954)


Remarks: Red Gaia source brightens by ~1mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 14:47:02
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-30 20:48:28
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/2018eqt