Discovery certificate for object 2018kxb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27398 [ 2018TNSTR1993....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 11:37:52
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 2018kxb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:32:26.630 (218.110958) DEC = -51:32:42.76 (-51.545211)
Discovery date: 2018-12-27 10:56:38 (JD=2458479.9559954)


Remarks: transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-27 10:56:38
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-03 20:18:14
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/2018kxb