Discovery certificate for object 2018kmi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27001 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:29:59
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 2018kmi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:08:43.510 (197.181292) DEC = -36:40:22.98 (-36.67305)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 10:48:00 (JD=2458473.95)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with dwarf nova candidate brightens by ~3 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 10:48:00
Flux: 17.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 21:59:02
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/2018kmi