Discovery certificate for object 2018kuw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27315 [ 2018TNSTR1972....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 23:59:33
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 2018kuw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dyw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:48:13.970 (177.058208) DEC = -54:58:47.32 (-54.979811)
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 23:13:55 (JD=2458475.4679977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 23:13:55
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-12 02:12:28
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/2018kuw