Discovery certificate for object 2018jni
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26000 [ 2018TNSTR1892....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-09 08:22:04
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 2018jni
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:15:01.760 (198.757333) DEC = +26:26:00.13 (26.433369)
Discovery date: 2018-12-06 16:04:48 (JD=2458459.17)


Remarks: 0.3 mag brightening in QSO SDSS J131501.75+262600.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-06 16:04:48
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-25 11:00:57
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/2018jni