Discovery certificate for object 2018kvq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27338 [ 2018TNSTR1982....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-26 12:00:28
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 2018kvq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:27:12.830 (36.803458) DEC = +28:41:57.16 (28.699211)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 01:43:40 (JD=2458476.5719907)


Remarks: galaxy 2MASX J02271285+2841573 brightens by 0.3 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 01:43:40
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-13 06:30:14
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/2018kvq