Discovery certificate for object 2018ewd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21451 [ 2018TNSTR1148....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-11 18:39:31
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 2018ewd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cce
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:17:23.850 (259.349375) DEC = -41:17:22.85 (-41.289681)
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 14:52:48 (JD=2458340.12)


Remarks: red Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by 0.2 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 14:52:48
Flux: 19.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-30 02:26:52
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/2018ewd