Discovery certificate for object 2018kmf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26998 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:28:14
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 2018kmf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:32.960 (10.137333) DEC = +40:34:38.89 (40.577469)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 08:02:24 (JD=2458473.835)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1 mag coincident with old Nova candidate

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 08:02:24
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 19:04:48
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/2018kmf