Discovery certificate for object 2018ipk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25129 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:32:37
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 2018ipk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:18:13.990 (289.558292) DEC = -13:23:23.32 (-13.389811)
Discovery date: 2018-11-16 09:48:57 (JD=2458438.9089931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-16 09:48:57
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-10 20:41:16
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/2018ipk