Discovery certificate for object 2018geu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22564 [ 2018TNSTR1354....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-11 21:07:27
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 2018geu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18con
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:36:28.950 (9.120625) DEC = +39:10:13.30 (39.170361)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 23:12:28.000 (JD=2458370.4669907)


Remarks: blue transient on a g=24.8 SDSS source. Candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 23:12:28.000
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-28 06:05:45
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/2018geu