Discovery certificate for object 2018ley
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27677 [ 2019TNSTR...4....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-01 16:27:26
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 2018ley
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aaf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:11:18.790 (227.828292) DEC = -69:14:00.28 (-69.233411)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 19:03:21 (JD=2458482.2939931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~3 mags, previous outburst in lightcurve, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 19:03:21
Flux: 16.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-15 20:39:50
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/2018ley