Discovery certificate for object 2018ijz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24870 [ 2018TNSTR1756....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-12 12:05:05
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 2018ijz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18djm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:54:31.090 (283.629542) DEC = -45:16:43.68 (-45.2788)
Discovery date: 2018-11-11 01:26:24 (JD=2458433.56)


Remarks: red Gaia source brightens by >2 mag and becomes bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-11 01:26:24
Flux: 17.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-27 02:51:21
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/2018ijz