Discovery certificate for object 2018ida
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24426 [ 2018TNSTR1731....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 10:25:29
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 2018ida
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18die
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:35:23.660 (23.848583) DEC = +60:53:49.70 (60.897139)
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 21:47:31 (JD=2458429.4079977)


Remarks: fast 1.2 mag flare on red Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 21:47:31
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-01 18:57:36
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/2018ida