Discovery certificate for object 2018jqs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26139 [ 2018TNSTR1899....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-10 14:05:35
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 2018jqs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dtd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:48:03.160 (297.013167) DEC = +12:56:08.38 (12.935661)
Discovery date: 2018-12-08 20:32:38 (JD=2458461.3559954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient at low Galactic latitude

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-08 20:32:38
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-16 20:32:38
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/2018jqs