Discovery certificate for object 2018jqi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26127 [ 2018TNSTR1899....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-10 14:01:00
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 2018jqi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:02:35.620 (300.648417) DEC = +06:29:34.22 (6.492839)
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 02:25:26 (JD=2458459.6009954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 1 mag over 1 month and gets bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 02:25:26
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-16 04:36:28
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/2018jqi