Discovery certificate for object 2018iph
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25126 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:31:03
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 2018iph
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:53:42.580 (58.427417) DEC = +70:13:35.90 (70.226639)
Discovery date: 2018-11-16 17:54:14 (JD=2458439.2459954)


Remarks: transient near extremely faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-16 17:54:14
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-05 17:48:28
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/2018iph