Discovery certificate for object 2018kje
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26878 [ 2018TNSTR1956....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 23:59:20
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 2018kje
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dwu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:37:46.030 (339.441792) DEC = +42:56:18.56 (42.938489)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 08:18:14 (JD=2458471.8459954)


Remarks: blue transient near PanSTARRS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 08:18:14
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-12 03:18:43
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/2018kje