Discovery certificate for object 2018lhm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27855 [ 2019TNSTR..17....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-03 12:19:32
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 2018lhm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:10:09.070 (47.537792) DEC = +59:23:45.85 (59.396069)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 20:16:48 (JD=2458482.345)


Remarks: 0.4 mag rise on a bright source in the galactic plane - candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 20:16:48
Flux: 15.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-01 10:56:38
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/2018lhm