Discovery certificate for object 2018ipn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25132 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:34:37
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 2018ipn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:54:11.870 (133.549458) DEC = -55:10:28.27 (-55.174519)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 06:18:43 (JD=2458439.7629977)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 06:18:43
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-26 12:23:02
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/2018ipn