Discovery certificate for object 2018ipf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25124 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:27:58
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 2018ipf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:55:35.460 (118.89775) DEC = -10:19:50.27 (-10.330631)
Discovery date: 2018-11-15 23:35:31 (JD=2458438.4829977)


Remarks: variable Gaia source brightens by ~2 mags. Previous outbursts observed as ASASSN-16cf, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-15 23:35:31
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-16 13:39:21
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/2018ipf