Discovery certificate for object 2018ipm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25131 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:33:58
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 2018ipm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:29:47.000 (292.445833) DEC = +01:16:40.73 (1.277981)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 02:19:40 (JD=2458439.5969907)


Remarks: blue transient on faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 02:19:40
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-02 23:32:38
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/2018ipm