Discovery certificate for object 2018kjj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26885 [ 2018TNSTR1959....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-21 20:40:22
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 2018kjj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:13:57.250 (123.488542) DEC = -44:18:16.92 (-44.3047)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 05:45:36 (JD=2458471.74)


Remarks: 0.5 mag fast blue flare on red star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 05:45:36
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-16 20:34:04
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/2018kjj