Discovery certificate for object 2018kwa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27355 [ 2018TNSTR1982....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-26 23:38:32
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 2018kwa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:25:07.800 (216.2825) DEC = -35:10:56.53 (-35.182369)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 22:39:21 (JD=2458477.4439931)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with Dwarf Nova candidate SSS110422:142508-351056 brightens by ~2 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 22:39:21
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-22 02:28:19
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/2018kwa