Discovery certificate for object 2018gcr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22501 [ 2018TNSTR1343....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 09:00:04
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 2018gcr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cnl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:11:12.000 (257.8) DEC = -33:08:34.37 (-33.142881)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 02:54:14 (JD=2458365.6209954)


Remarks: blueish Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 02:54:14
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-10 22:48:00
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/2018gcr