Discovery certificate for object 2018kxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27415 [ 2018TNSTR1993....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 12:30:51
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 2018kxq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18eac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:41:21.760 (220.340667) DEC = -37:07:04.26 (-37.11785)
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 10:40:48 (JD=2458478.945)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-26 10:40:48
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-23 16:16:19
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/2018kxq