Discovery certificate for object 2018ipw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25141 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:43:07
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 2018ipw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dly
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:19:07.310 (154.780458) DEC = -71:54:16.63 (-71.904619)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 18:36:00 (JD=2458440.275)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 18:36:00
Flux: 17.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-30 08:22:33
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/2018ipw