Discovery certificate for object 2018ioy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25117 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:19:13
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 2018ioy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dla
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:04:41.720 (301.173833) DEC = -02:15:33.52 (-2.259311)
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 02:16:48 (JD=2458436.595)


Remarks: erratic Gaia source brightens by 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 02:16:48
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-14 16:29:16
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/2018ioy