Discovery certificate for object 2018lgu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27737 [ 2019TNSTR..11....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-02 12:12:56
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 2018lgu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:58:19.560 (224.5815) DEC = +04:54:51.66 (4.91435)
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 16:04:48 (JD=2458484.17)


Remarks: 0.7 mag brightening of QSO 2MASX J14581957+0454517. SDSS spectrum available

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 16:04:48
Flux: 17.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 21:56:09
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/2018lgu