Discovery certificate for object 2018jqo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26133 [ 2018TNSTR1899....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-10 14:03:21
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 2018jqo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:42:38.710 (295.661292) DEC = +11:12:04.57 (11.201269)
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 20:32:38 (JD=2458460.3559954)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by more than 1.5 mag over 1 month

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 20:32:38
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-17 02:31:12
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/2018jqo