Discovery certificate for object 2018kfg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26734 [ 2018TNSTR1949....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 14:21:25
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 2018kfg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dvv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:30:15.030 (232.562625) DEC = +09:49:46.34 (9.829539)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 05:32:38 (JD=2458469.7309954)


Remarks: erratic brightening in Gaia source coincident with candidate CV, CSS100506:153015+094946

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 05:32:38
Flux: 16.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-17 03:46:04
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/2018kfg