Discovery certificate for object 2018jqm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26131 [ 2018TNSTR1899....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-10 14:02:34
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 2018jqm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:01:36.920 (270.403833) DEC = +20:05:09.67 (20.086019)
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 20:57:07 (JD=2458460.3729977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 3 mag, previous outburst seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 20:57:07
Flux: 17.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-29 16:37:55
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/2018jqm