Discovery certificate for object 2018gyv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23209 [ 2018TNSTR1482....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-01 10:36:26
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018gyv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cvc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:28:18.750 (67.078125) DEC = +48:34:22.94 (48.573039)
Discovery date: 2018-09-28 17:28:19.000 (JD=2458390.2279977)


Remarks: erratic variable red Galactic plane source brightens by 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-28 17:28:19.000
Flux: 17.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-27 17:22:33
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/2018gyv