Discovery certificate for object 2018gse
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22997 [ 2018TNSTR1425....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-21 23:29:52
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 2018gse
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18csb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:35:30.000 (353.875) DEC = +60:54:05.72 (60.901589)
Discovery date: 2018-09-19 10:59:31 (JD=2458380.9579977)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-19 10:59:31
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 22:56:38
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/2018gse