Discovery certificate for object 2018gi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16482 [ 2018TNSTR..55....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-14 11:02:25
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 2018gi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18adi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:50:12.470 (312.551958) DEC = +30:05:52.80 (30.098)
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 20:39:50 (JD=2458131.3609954)


Remarks: Candidate CV, fast rising hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-12 20:39:50
Flux: 19.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-12 18:53:16
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/2018gi