Discovery certificate for object 2018jjh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25845 [ 2018TNSTR1864....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-04 11:05:22
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 2018jjh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18drg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:13:53.900 (78.474583) DEC = -25:13:00.34 (-25.216761)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 12:17:16 (JD=2458456.0119907)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by 1.2 mag. Possible QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 12:17:16
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-14 08:21:07
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/2018jjh