Discovery certificate for object 2018ill
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24950 [ 2018TNSTR1762....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 12:42:37
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 2018ill
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18djr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:25:21.720 (261.3405) DEC = -56:12:17.64 (-56.2049)
Discovery date: 2018-11-11 19:09:07 (JD=2458434.2979977)


Remarks: blue apparently hostless transient, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-11 19:09:07
Flux: 16.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-11 14:55:40
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/2018ill