Discovery certificate for object 2018gvd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23099 [ 2018TNSTR1454....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-27 11:02:54
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 2018gvd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ctz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:14:30.230 (228.625958) DEC = -49:08:43.33 (-49.145369)
Discovery date: 2018-09-25 14:21:07 (JD=2458387.0979977)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-25 14:21:07
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-03 20:25:26
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/2018gvd