Discovery certificate for object 2018gco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22496 [ 2018TNSTR1343....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 08:55:53
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 2018gco
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cng
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:49:46.390 (297.443292) DEC = +11:04:20.46 (11.07235)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 03:57:36 (JD=2458365.665)


Remarks: g=24 SDSS source brightens by 5.5 mag. Candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 03:57:36
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 11:39:50
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/2018gco