Discovery certificate for object 2018gib
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22670 [ 2018TNSTR1385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-15 16:48:43
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 2018gib
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cpz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:36:28.520 (129.118833) DEC = -39:12:58.68 (-39.2163)
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 07:19:12 (JD=2458373.805)


Remarks: 0.4 mag rise in red Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-12 07:19:12
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-21 03:28:48
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/2018gib