Discovery certificate for object 2018gkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22749 [ 2018TNSTR1391....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-16 23:19:16
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 2018gkp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cqq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:13:15.110 (243.312958) DEC = +03:12:26.75 (3.207431)
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 10:59:31 (JD=2458374.9579977)


Remarks: slowly rising Gaia and GALEX source brightens by 0.4 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 10:59:31
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-26 14:13:55
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/2018gkp