Discovery certificate for object 2018kuu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27312 [ 2018TNSTR1972....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 23:52:27
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 2018kuu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dyt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:08:29.790 (212.124125) DEC = -30:04:23.70 (-30.07325)
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 22:35:02 (JD=2458475.4409954)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with BLLac 2MASX J14082981-3004239 brightens by more than 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 22:35:02
Flux: 17.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-23 09:46:04
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/2018kuu