Discovery certificate for object 2018gde
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22515 [ 2018TNSTR1343....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-10 10:05:02
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 2018gde
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:47:09.440 (281.789333) DEC = +01:28:06.17 (1.468381)
Discovery date: 2018-09-06 11:26:52 (JD=2458367.9769907)


Remarks: Galactic plane source brightens by almost 2 mags over 10 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-06 11:26:52
Flux: 16.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-26 07:35:02
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/2018gde