Discovery certificate for object 2018kap
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26525 [ 2018TNSTR1941....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-17 15:24:42
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 2018kap
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dvl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:32:05.290 (173.022042) DEC = -14:50:35.34 (-14.84315)
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 04:50:52 (JD=2458466.7019907)


Remarks: 2 mag slow chaotic rise in radio source NVSS J113205-145034

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 04:50:52
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-03 09:24:28
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/2018kap