Discovery certificate for object 2018jdb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25621 [ 2018TNSTR1831....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-27 16:51:36
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 2018jdb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18doo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:59:51.410 (104.964208) DEC = -09:16:19.16 (-9.271989)
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 23:38:24 (JD=2458443.485)


Remarks: Galactic plane star brightens by ~0.25 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 23:38:24
Flux: 13.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-14 12:01:26
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/2018jdb