Discovery certificate for object 2018gcy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22508 [ 2018TNSTR1343....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 09:59:49
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 2018gcy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:26:23.770 (216.599042) DEC = -43:02:48.77 (-43.046881)
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 22:06:14 (JD=2458367.4209954)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-05 22:06:14
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-25 20:55:40
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/2018gcy