Discovery certificate for object 2018jia
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25803 [ 2018TNSTR1859....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-03 14:54:33
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 2018jia
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dqs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:39:27.080 (294.862833) DEC = -06:32:58.38 (-6.54955)
Discovery date: 2018-12-01 02:16:48 (JD=2458453.595)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 3.5 mags and becomes very blue, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-01 02:16:48
Flux: 15.2 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-12 20:42:43
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/2018jia