Discovery certificate for object 2018ioq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25109 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 10:21:56
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 2018ioq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:37:31.740 (354.38225) DEC = +58:49:56.60 (58.832389)
Discovery date: 2018-11-13 11:24:00 (JD=2458435.975)


Remarks: erratic Gaia source brightens by 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-13 11:24:00
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-01 10:56:38
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/2018ioq