Discovery certificate for object 2018gvg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23103 [ 2018TNSTR1454....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-27 11:04:37
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 2018gvg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cud
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:15:57.870 (48.991125) DEC = +49:41:14.93 (49.687481)
Discovery date: 2018-09-25 13:14:52 (JD=2458387.0519907)


Remarks: red Gaia source brightens by ~0.4 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-25 13:14:52
Flux: 17.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-19 18:15:50
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/2018gvg