Discovery certificate for object 2018idd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24429 [ 2018TNSTR1731....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 10:27:18
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 2018idd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:48:04.020 (237.01675) DEC = -67:49:26.33 (-67.823981)
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 08:38:24 (JD=2458428.86)


Remarks: variable blue Gaia source fades by 2 mag over 5 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 08:38:24
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-08 11:02:24
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/2018idd