Discovery certificate for object 2018gev
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22565 [ 2018TNSTR1354....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-11 21:09:06
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 2018gev
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18coo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:31.860 (191.13275) DEC = -39:52:34.86 (-39.87635)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 09:48:57 (JD=2458369.9089931)


Remarks: blue transient coincident with location of candidate CV MASTER J124431.93-395236.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 09:48:57
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-28 15:02:52
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/2018gev