Discovery certificate for object 2018ifw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24614 [ 2018TNSTR1747....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-10 12:05:33
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 2018ifw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18diu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:26:58.800 (201.745) DEC = -58:33:20.77 (-58.555769)
Discovery date: 2018-11-08 18:34:33 (JD=2458431.2739931)


Remarks: fast flare on red Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-08 18:34:33
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-08 06:34:33
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/2018ifw