Discovery certificate for object 2018ira
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25174 [ 2018TNSTR1797....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 13:47:52
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 2018ira
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:12:00.400 (288.001667) DEC = -02:30:47.56 (-2.513211)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 16:01:55 (JD=2458441.1679977)


Remarks: transient near faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 16:01:55
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-12 16:36:28
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/2018ira