Discovery certificate for object 2018jgd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25733 [ 2018TNSTR1841....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-30 08:48:12
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 2018jgd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dpb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:41:47.600 (295.448333) DEC = -21:23:58.67 (-21.399631)
Discovery date: 2018-11-27 09:47:31 (JD=2458449.9079977)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-27 09:47:31
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-13 03:41:45
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/2018jgd