Discovery certificate for object 2018jhy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25801 [ 2018TNSTR1859....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-03 14:53:01
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 2018jhy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dqq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:31:22.380 (172.84325) DEC = +43:22:38.71 (43.377419)
Discovery date: 2018-12-01 10:20:38 (JD=2458453.9309954)


Remarks: 4.7 mag outburst in known CV MR UMa

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-01 10:20:38
Flux: 13.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-08 22:33:36
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/2018jhy