Discovery certificate for object 2018kxf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27402 [ 2018TNSTR1993....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 11:44:10
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 2018kxf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18eaa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:22:08.540 (215.535583) DEC = -56:08:28.57 (-56.141269)
Discovery date: 2018-12-27 11:02:24 (JD=2458479.96)


Remarks: slow rise of 0.6 mags in Gaia source in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-27 11:02:24
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-02 16:00:28
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/2018kxf