Discovery certificate for object 2018kal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26521 [ 2018TNSTR1941....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-17 15:22:52
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 2018kal
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dvh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:32:34.400 (38.143333) DEC = -07:31:03.54 (-7.51765)
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 01:07:40 (JD=2458466.5469907)


Remarks: 0.3 mag slow rise In QSO [VV2006] J023234.4-073104

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 01:07:40
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-07 20:35:31
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/2018kal