Discovery certificate for object 2018gyg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23192 [ 2018TNSTR1470....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 21:12:40
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 2018gyg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cup
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:56:20.050 (239.083542) DEC = -54:30:30.49 (-54.508469)
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 02:16:48 (JD=2458388.595)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-27 02:16:48
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-01 22:14:52
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/2018gyg