Discovery certificate for object 2018kvo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27336 [ 2018TNSTR1982....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-26 11:59:48
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 2018kvo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:44:30.430 (26.126792) DEC = +46:33:10.44 (46.5529)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 14:02:24 (JD=2458477.085)


Remarks: rising blue transient on faint PanSTARRS source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 14:02:24
Flux: 17.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-21 01:12:00
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/2018kvo