Discovery certificate for object 2018kgc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26764 [ 2018TNSTR1949....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 21:56:52
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 2018kgc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dwf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:26:32.120 (291.633833) DEC = +36:07:41.92 (36.128311)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 08:48:28 (JD=2458469.8669907)


Remarks: Galaxy 2MASS J19263212+3607419 brightens by 0.5 mag. Candidate QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 08:48:28
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-19 14:57:07
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/2018kgc