Discovery certificate for object 2018guw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23090 [ 2018TNSTR1451....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-26 09:19:10
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 2018guw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cts
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:47:29.870 (221.874458) DEC = -48:55:57.47 (-48.932631)
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 04:07:40 (JD=2458365.6719907)


Remarks: declining blue transient at low Galactic latitude

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-04 04:07:40
Flux: 16.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-01 22:39:21
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/2018guw