Discovery certificate for object 2018imb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24971 [ 2018TNSTR1768....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-14 11:50:53
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018imb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dkb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:03:51.550 (210.964792) DEC = -64:21:21.53 (-64.355981)
Discovery date: 2018-11-13 02:31:12 (JD=2458435.605)


Remarks: fast 0.6 mag flare on red star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-13 02:31:12
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-06 06:40:19
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/2018imb