Discovery certificate for object 2018jaf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25531 [ 2018TNSTR1819....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-25 23:41:43
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 2018jaf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dom
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:30:02.940 (262.51225) DEC = +48:21:18.29 (48.355081)
Discovery date: 2018-11-25 03:17:16 (JD=2458447.6369907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~5 mags coincident with candidate CV CSS 090303:173003+482119

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-25 03:17:16
Flux: 15.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-21 05:26:52
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/2018jaf