Discovery certificate for object 2018jpb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26074 [ 2018TNSTR1892....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-09 22:17:47
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 2018jpb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:37:36.480 (114.402) DEC = -11:01:24.71 (-11.023531)
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 13:30:43 (JD=2458460.0629977)


Remarks: source near Galactic plane brightens by 2.5 mag, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 13:30:43
Flux: 16.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-16 01:42:14
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/2018jpb