Discovery certificate for object 2018jng
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25998 [ 2018TNSTR1892....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-09 08:20:13
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 2018jng
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:04:28.560 (301.119) DEC = +04:11:15.32 (4.187589)
Discovery date: 2018-12-06 08:23:59 (JD=2458458.8499884)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-06 08:23:59
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-14 22:10:33
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/2018jng