Discovery certificate for object 2018jhs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25791 [ 2018TNSTR1859....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-03 14:45:37
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 2018jhs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dqg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:00:57.090 (300.237875) DEC = -17:48:57.64 (-17.816011)
Discovery date: 2018-11-29 20:03:50 (JD=2458452.3359954)


Remarks: 2.5 mag brightening in QSO B1958-179

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-29 20:03:50
Flux: 16.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-12 09:47:31
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/2018jhs