Discovery certificate for object 2018ipu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25139 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:42:05
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 2018ipu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:09:13.580 (257.306583) DEC = -66:52:03.11 (-66.867531)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 13:04:48 (JD=2458440.045)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 13:04:48
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-06 19:00:28
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/2018ipu