Discovery certificate for object 2018ewb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21449 [ 2018TNSTR1148....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-11 18:36:06
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 2018ewb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ccc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:34:04.330 (263.518042) DEC = -45:34:46.13 (-45.579481)
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 08:47:02.000 (JD=2458339.8659954)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by 0.3 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 08:47:02.000
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-06 14:15:21
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/2018ewb