Discovery certificate for object 2018jqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26128 [ 2018TNSTR1899....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-10 14:01:32
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 2018jqj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dss
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:44:42.610 (281.177542) DEC = +16:14:10.97 (16.236381)
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 14:47:02 (JD=2458460.1159954)


Remarks: BL Lac WISE J184442.55+161411.7 brightens by 2 mags over 3 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 14:47:02
Flux: 16.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-30 07:36:28
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/2018jqj