Discovery certificate for object 2018gtx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23054 [ 2018TNSTR1439....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-24 09:30:19
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 2018gtx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18csz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:59:43.740 (209.93225) DEC = -47:50:09.17 (-47.835881)
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 20:15:21 (JD=2458383.3439931)


Remarks: likely CV in 2.5 mag outburst, aka ASASSN-14mp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-21 20:15:21
Flux: 15.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-04 21:59:02
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/2018gtx