Discovery certificate for object 2018ipo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25133 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:35:11
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 2018ipo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:26:13.320 (36.5555) DEC = +72:31:43.93 (72.528869)
Discovery date: 2018-11-16 11:47:02 (JD=2458438.9909954)


Remarks: red Gaia source flares by ~0.7 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-16 11:47:02
Flux: 16.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-13 13:32:09
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/2018ipo