Discovery certificate for object 2018kam
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26522 [ 2018TNSTR1941....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-17 15:23:19
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 2018kam
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dvi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:51:31.090 (297.879542) DEC = +28:11:13.13 (28.186981)
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 08:41:16 (JD=2458466.8619907)


Remarks: Galactic plane source brightens slowly by 0.3 mag - candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 08:41:16
Flux: 16.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-01 01:23:31
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/2018kam