Discovery certificate for object 2018ipb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25120 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:24:58
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 2018ipb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dld
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:27:44.130 (306.933875) DEC = +29:20:18.96 (29.3386)
Discovery date: 2018-11-15 20:52:48 (JD=2458438.37)


Remarks: ~1mag long-term decline in brightness of Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-15 20:52:48
Flux: 20.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 00:01:26
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/2018ipb