Discovery certificate for object 2018juk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26262 [ 2018TNSTR1920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 14:53:39
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 2018juk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18duh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:38:24.110 (309.600458) DEC = +17:42:43.06 (17.711961)
Discovery date: 2018-12-11 14:26:52 (JD=2458464.1019907)


Remarks: galactic plane source brightens by 4 mag, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-11 14:26:52
Flux: 16.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-14 08:41:16
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/2018juk