Discovery certificate for object 2018gtl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23042 [ 2018TNSTR1434....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-23 22:03:42
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 2018gtl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18csq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:15:03.540 (183.76475) DEC = -65:29:22.88 (-65.489689)
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 01:53:45 (JD=2458382.5789931)


Remarks: Apparently hostless Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 01:53:45
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 07:58:04
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/2018gtl