Discovery certificate for object 2018kwy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27395 [ 2018TNSTR1993....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 11:35:37
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 2018kwy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:15:40.560 (213.919) DEC = -53:50:45.13 (-53.845869)
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 22:59:31 (JD=2458479.4579977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 22:59:31
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-23 03:59:02
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/2018kwy