Discovery certificate for object 2018ggp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22619 [ 2018TNSTR1373....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-13 12:20:21
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 2018ggp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cpi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:16:07.040 (289.029333) DEC = +23:16:32.23 (23.275619)
Discovery date: 2018-09-10 05:49:55 (JD=2458371.7429977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-10 05:49:55
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-03 11:32:38
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/2018ggp