Discovery certificate for object 2018ewc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21450 [ 2018TNSTR1148....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-11 18:37:45
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 2018ewc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ccd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:40:59.460 (265.24775) DEC = -46:39:13.79 (-46.653831)
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 08:45:36 (JD=2458339.865)


Remarks: Gaia source near Galactic plane brightens by 0.3 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 08:45:36
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-31 07:39:21
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/2018ewc