Discovery certificate for object 2018kwh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27366 [ 2018TNSTR1989....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-27 17:29:16
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 2018kwh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:34:49.870 (53.707792) DEC = -07:10:47.89 (-7.179969)
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 20:52:48 (JD=2458478.37)


Remarks: 4 mag outburst on a blue star, previous outbursts seen in Gaia and CSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 20:52:48
Flux: 14.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 14:47:02
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/2018kwh