Discovery certificate for object 2018lmx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29342 [ 2019TNSTR.153....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 11:09:16
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 2018lmx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aig
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:18:44.760 (229.6865) DEC = +46:18:55.15 (46.315319)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 15:24:28 (JD=2458482.1419907)


Remarks: >1.2 mag brightening in QSO 9C J1518+4618 over 1 year

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 15:24:28
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-24 09:54:43
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/2018lmx