Discovery certificate for object 2018gup
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23076 [ 2018TNSTR1446....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-25 09:46:28
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 2018gup
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ctl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:11:37.120 (212.904667) DEC = -65:30:10.12 (-65.502811)
Discovery date: 2018-09-23 20:02:24 (JD=2458385.335)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient in the Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-23 20:02:24
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 14:11:02
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/2018gup