Discovery certificate for object 2018kvp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27337 [ 2018TNSTR1982....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-26 12:00:05
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 2018kvp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:17:03.060 (184.26275) DEC = -60:05:58.06 (-60.099461)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 11:13:55 (JD=2458476.9679977)


Remarks: rising blue hostless transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 11:13:55
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-13 02:19:40
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/2018kvp