Discovery certificate for object 2018gin
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22686 [ 2018TNSTR1385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-15 17:02:57
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 2018gin
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cqp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:37:20.700 (129.33625) DEC = -42:25:13.69 (-42.420469)
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 07:20:38 (JD=2458374.8059954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 2.5 mags over almost 3 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 07:20:38
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-03 06:53:16
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/2018gin