Discovery certificate for object 2018id
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16543 [ 2018TNSTR..84....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-18 11:38:29
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 2018id
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aen
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:02:52.070 (120.716958) DEC = -30:18:37.15 (-30.310319)
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 04:14:52 (JD=2458135.6769907)


Remarks: bright emission line star in Galactic plane brightens by 1 magnitude

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-17 04:14:52
Flux: 11.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-09 12:47:31
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/2018id