Discovery certificate for object 2018kuq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27306 [ 2018TNSTR1972....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 23:41:06
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018kuq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dyo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:54:32.350 (298.634792) DEC = +61:12:25.45 (61.207069)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 14:45:36 (JD=2458476.115)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J195432.30+611229.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 14:45:36
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-19 15:25:55
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/2018kuq