Discovery certificate for object 2018gij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22680 [ 2018TNSTR1385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-15 16:57:10
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 2018gij
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:56:29.510 (149.122958) DEC = -46:37:38.24 (-46.627289)
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 15:15:50 (JD=2458363.1359954)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 15:15:50
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-21 04:32:09
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/2018gij