Discovery certificate for object 2018jll
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25923 [ 2018TNSTR1880....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-06 11:09:48
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 2018jll
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18drx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:10:30.610 (122.627542) DEC = +00:24:28.30 (0.407861)
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 05:28:19 (JD=2458457.7279977)


Remarks: brightening of known polar-type cataclysmic variable CSS 100108:081031+002429

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 05:28:19
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-22 16:06:14
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/2018jll