Discovery certificate for object 2018hot
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23757 [ 2018TNSTR1635....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-26 17:17:45
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 2018hot
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dec
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:51:02.480 (312.760333) DEC = +44:12:52.09 (44.214469)
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 15:17:16 (JD=2458416.1369907)


Remarks: Long-term increase in brightness (~2 mags) in Gaia source coincident with YSO 2MASS J20510251+44125

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 15:17:16
Flux: 19.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 04:27:50
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/2018hot