Discovery certificate for object 2018kjg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26880 [ 2018TNSTR1959....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-21 00:00:05
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 2018kjg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dww
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:54:20.740 (208.586417) DEC = -16:24:52.20 (-16.4145)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 04:23:31 (JD=2458471.6829977)


Remarks: AGN candidate 2MASS J13542073-1624522 brightens by 0.7 mag over 5 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 04:23:31
Flux: 16.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-22 21:28:48
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/2018kjg