Discovery certificate for object 2018kme
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26997 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:27:44
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 2018kme
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:06:31.650 (331.631875) DEC = +51:50:54.10 (51.848361)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 02:26:52 (JD=2458473.6019907)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 02:26:52
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-14 17:09:36
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/2018kme