Discovery certificate for object 2018jup
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26270 [ 2018TNSTR1920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 14:59:32
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018jup
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dup
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:20:10.560 (35.044) DEC = -12:52:14.45 (-12.870681)
Discovery date: 2018-12-11 19:04:48.000 (JD=2458464.295)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1 mag, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-11 19:04:48.000
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-07 20:42:43
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/2018jup