Discovery certificate for object 2018gct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22503 [ 2018TNSTR1343....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 09:01:42
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 2018gct
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cnn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:51.510 (180.714625) DEC = -45:41:16.58 (-45.687939)
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 15:38:52 (JD=2458367.1519907)


Remarks: Outburst of known CV MASTER J120251.56-454116.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 15:38:52
Flux: 15.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-11 04:00:28
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/2018gct