Discovery certificate for object 2018gpy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22919 [ 2018TNSTR1407....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-18 10:04:39
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 2018gpy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18crk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:48:44.270 (207.184458) DEC = -29:27:17.78 (-29.454939)
Discovery date: 2018-09-16 08:23:59 (JD=2458377.8499884)


Remarks: rising transient on g=19.1 PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-16 08:23:59
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-13 02:22:33
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/2018gpy