Discovery certificate for object 2018lew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27675 [ 2019TNSTR...4....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-01 16:25:54
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 2018lew
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:58:25.940 (224.608083) DEC = -68:50:30.01 (-68.841669)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 11:15:21 (JD=2458481.9689931)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 11:15:21
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-15 14:39:50
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/2018lew