Discovery certificate for object 2018ug
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16927 [ 2018TNSTR.218....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-14 23:30:19
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 2018ug
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ajy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:25.080 (273.8545) DEC = -20:01:00.84 (-20.0169)
Discovery date: 2018-02-08 20:19:40 (JD=2458158.3469907)


Remarks: red star brightens by 2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-08 20:19:40
Flux: 17.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-04 12:53:16
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/2018ug