Discovery certificate for object 2018ipv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25140 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:42:39
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 2018ipv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:17:29.730 (289.373875) DEC = -01:48:02.63 (-1.800731)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 02:15:21 (JD=2458440.5939931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 02:15:21
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-12 22:36:28
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/2018ipv