Discovery certificate for object 2018ija
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24838 [ 2018TNSTR1751....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-11 16:46:16
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 2018ija
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18djb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:20:20.740 (290.086417) DEC = -46:55:14.23 (-46.920619)
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 10:00:28 (JD=2458395.9169907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-04 10:00:28
Flux: 20.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-04 08:15:21
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/2018ija