Discovery certificate for object 2018ioc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25095 [ 2018TNSTR1790....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-18 20:20:46
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 2018ioc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dkm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:57:17.960 (284.324833) DEC = -32:08:45.56 (-32.145989)
Discovery date: 2018-11-15 01:40:48 (JD=2458437.57)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-15 01:40:48
Flux: 17.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-14 21:27:21
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/2018ioc