Discovery certificate for object 2018has
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23292 [ 2018TNSTR1490....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-02 16:28:26
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 2018has
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cvp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:57:15.460 (29.314417) DEC = -45:53:26.45 (-45.890681)
Discovery date: 2018-10-01 01:13:26 (JD=2458392.5509954)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by more than a magnitude over 9 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-01 01:13:26
Flux: 19.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-19 20:36:57
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/2018has