Discovery certificate for object 2018jql
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26130 [ 2018TNSTR1899....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-10 14:02:16
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 2018jql
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:48:52.110 (27.217125) DEC = -22:38:45.60 (-22.646)
Discovery date: 2018-12-08 01:06:14 (JD=2458460.5459954)


Remarks: galaxy 2MASS J01485210-2238456 brightens by >1 mag over a year

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-08 01:06:14
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-24 00:18:43
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/2018jql