Discovery certificate for object 2018klu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26982 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:23:37
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 2018klu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:41:06.810 (295.278375) DEC = +52:25:32.63 (52.425731)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 14:48:28 (JD=2458474.1169907)


Remarks: blue, apparently hostless transient declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 14:48:28
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-19 15:15:50
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/2018klu