Discovery certificate for object 2018kwi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27367 [ 2018TNSTR1989....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-27 17:29:50
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 2018kwi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:45:36.940 (206.403917) DEC = -55:12:18.25 (-55.205069)
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 23:02:24 (JD=2458478.46)


Remarks: >1 mag rise in a faint galactic disk star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 23:02:24
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-22 02:08:09
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/2018kwi