Discovery certificate for object 2018jtx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26243 [ 2018TNSTR1920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 14:36:06
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 2018jtx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dto
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:30:03.910 (292.516292) DEC = +16:25:23.27 (16.423131)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 14:38:24 (JD=2458462.11)


Remarks: 1.3 mag brightening of faint red source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 14:38:24
Flux: 19.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-16 21:02:52
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/2018jtx