Discovery certificate for object 2018kmj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27002 [ 2018TNSTR1966....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 14:30:36
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 2018kmj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dyb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:47:06.880 (206.778667) DEC = -29:58:42.46 (-29.978461)
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 18:24:28.000 (JD=2458474.2669907)


Remarks: long-term decline in Gaia source coincident with BLLac 3FGL J1346.9-2958

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-21 18:24:28.000
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-25 05:31:12
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/2018kmj