Discovery certificate for object 2018eqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21289 [ 2018TNSTR1110....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-06 07:13:22
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 2018eqy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:57:03.820 (239.265917) DEC = -54:09:18.83 (-54.155231)
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 08:44:09 (JD=2458333.8639931)


Remarks: Candidate YSO dims by ~1mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-03 08:44:09
Flux: 20.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-31 10:35:02
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/2018eqy