Discovery certificate for object 2018gqz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22956 [ 2018TNSTR1413....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-19 11:39:34
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 2018gqz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18crs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:26:13.950 (231.558125) DEC = +08:18:01.73 (8.300481)
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 04:58:04 (JD=2458379.7069907)


Remarks: 5 mag outburst of known CV QW Ser. Outburst spectrum in SDSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-18 04:58:04
Flux: 12.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-21 00:14:24
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/2018gqz