Discovery certificate for object 2018kfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26738 [ 2018TNSTR1949....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 14:23:43
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 2018kfk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dvz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:38:55.170 (129.729875) DEC = -40:41:17.34 (-40.68815)
Discovery date: 2018-12-18 01:26:24 (JD=2458470.56)


Remarks: Candidate YSO brightens by more than 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-18 01:26:24
Flux: 15.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-17 04:26:24
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/2018kfk