Discovery certificate for object 2018gpz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22920 [ 2018TNSTR1407....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-18 10:05:11
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 2018gpz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18crl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:07:10.420 (181.793417) DEC = -49:51:08.78 (-49.852439)
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 09:44:38 (JD=2458378.9059954)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-17 09:44:38
Flux: 17.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-04 07:53:45
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/2018gpz