Discovery certificate for object 2018iob
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25094 [ 2018TNSTR1790....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-18 20:19:11
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 2018iob
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dkl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:06:16.800 (331.57) DEC = +51:31:59.02 (51.533061)
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 15:23:02 (JD=2458437.1409954)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 15:23:02
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-28 09:21:36
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/2018iob