Discovery certificate for object 2018guz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23093 [ 2018TNSTR1451....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-26 09:20:29
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 2018guz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ctv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:02:52.960 (225.720667) DEC = -68:21:19.30 (-68.355361)
Discovery date: 2018-09-25 02:02:24 (JD=2458386.585)


Remarks: 3 mag rise over 4 months in Gaia source at low Galactic latitude

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-25 02:02:24
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 14:13:55
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/2018guz