Discovery certificate for object 2018kmg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26999 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:28:57
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018kmg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:03:43.710 (45.932125) DEC = +04:21:14.18 (4.353939)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 07:16:19.000 (JD=2458473.8029977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 07:16:19.000
Flux: 17.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-21 01:16:19
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018kmg