Discovery certificate for object 2018irb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25176 [ 2018TNSTR1797....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 13:50:59
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 2018irb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dme
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:34:11.100 (293.54625) DEC = +33:35:29.22 (33.59145)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 22:40:48 (JD=2458441.445)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J19341141+3335300

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 22:40:48
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-20 09:15:50
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/2018irb