Discovery certificate for object 2018euu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21407 [ 2018TNSTR1130....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-09 16:04:50
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 2018euu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cbp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:59:53.090 (254.971208) DEC = -47:04:02.68 (-47.067411)
Discovery date: 2018-08-07 08:48:28 (JD=2458337.8669907)


Remarks: red Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by more than 1 mag.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-07 08:48:28
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-30 22:20:38
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/2018euu