Discovery certificate for object 2018glh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22776 [ 2018TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-17 07:38:59
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 2018glh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:31:43.520 (172.931333) DEC = -48:12:19.01 (-48.205281)
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 19:52:19 (JD=2458377.3279977)


Remarks: apparently hostless bright blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 19:52:19
Flux: 15.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-04 07:46:33
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/2018glh