Discovery certificate for object 2018jud
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26253 [ 2018TNSTR1920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 14:48:54
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 2018jud
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dty
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:27:54.680 (201.977833) DEC = +12:23:09.20 (12.385889)
Discovery date: 2018-12-10 16:09:07 (JD=2458463.1729977)


Remarks: long term brightening of known QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-10 16:09:07
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-07 04:07:40
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/2018jud