Discovery certificate for object 2018ifu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24610 [ 2018TNSTR1742....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-09 21:53:00
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 2018ifu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18diq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:49:38.660 (222.411083) DEC = -64:40:41.09 (-64.678081)
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 02:31:12 (JD=2458429.605)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 02:31:12
Flux: 19.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-24 20:05:16
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/2018ifu