Discovery certificate for object 2018ewg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21455 [ 2018TNSTR1148....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-11 18:44:14
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 2018ewg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cci
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:14:49.600 (3.706667) DEC = -52:32:15.83 (-52.537731)
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 09:33:07 (JD=2458339.8979977)


Remarks: CV candidate SSS110916:001450-523215 brightens by more than a magnitude. GALEX detected.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-09 09:33:07
Flux: 18.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-20 09:21:36
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/2018ewg