Discovery certificate for object 2018kew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26717 [ 2018TNSTR1949....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 12:48:24
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 2018kew
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dvu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:52:27.480 (298.1145) DEC = +28:29:11.72 (28.486589)
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 14:41:16 (JD=2458467.1119907)


Remarks: red star brightens by 0.2 mag over 3.5 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 14:41:16
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-19 22:55:12
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/2018kew