Discovery certificate for object 2018ipx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25142 [ 2018TNSTR1794....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-19 15:43:50
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 2018ipx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dlz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:36:57.080 (129.237833) DEC = -54:46:23.92 (-54.773311)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 18:17:16 (JD=2458440.2619907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 18:17:16
Flux: 17.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-17 11:29:45
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/2018ipx