Discovery certificate for object 2018lgw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27740 [ 2019TNSTR..11....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-02 12:14:23
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 2018lgw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aas
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:42:04.370 (250.518208) DEC = -73:16:20.17 (-73.272269)
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 19:10:33 (JD=2458484.2989931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 1.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 19:10:33
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-18 08:47:02
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/2018lgw