Discovery certificate for object 2018jgj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25745 [ 2018TNSTR1841....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-30 10:57:47
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 2018jgj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dpn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:14:40.430 (48.668458) DEC = -55:36:14.80 (-55.604111)
Discovery date: 2018-11-28 00:43:12.000 (JD=2458450.53)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-28 00:43:12.000
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-23 13:09:07
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/2018jgj