Discovery certificate for object 2018idc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24428 [ 2018TNSTR1731....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 10:26:40
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 2018idc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dig
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:02:12.980 (210.554083) DEC = -63:10:47.60 (-63.179889)
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 14:25:26.000 (JD=2458429.1009954)


Remarks: red Gaia source brightens by 2.1 mag over 3 months, candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 14:25:26.000
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-29 22:42:14
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/2018idc