Discovery certificate for object 2018ijy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24869 [ 2018TNSTR1756....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-12 12:04:32
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 2018ijy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18djl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:57:20.640 (284.336) DEC = -44:21:04.50 (-44.35125)
Discovery date: 2018-11-11 03:14:24 (JD=2458433.635)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 0.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-11 03:14:24
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-03 10:10:33
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/2018ijy