Discovery certificate for object 2018idv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24488 [ 2018TNSTR1742....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-09 10:56:58
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 2018idv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dip
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:56:53.100 (254.22125) DEC = -64:35:02.44 (-64.584011)
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 14:45:36 (JD=2458430.115)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 14:45:36
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-28 02:06:43
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/2018idv