Discovery certificate for object 2018iog
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25099 [ 2018TNSTR1790....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-18 20:23:41
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 2018iog
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:21:02.950 (290.262292) DEC = -22:05:19.82 (-22.088839)
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 15:40:19 (JD=2458437.1529977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2.5 mags and becomes blue, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 15:40:19
Flux: 16.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-31 13:53:45
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/2018iog