Discovery certificate for object 2018ire
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25180 [ 2018TNSTR1797....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 13:53:39
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 2018ire
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:43:19.730 (115.832208) DEC = -37:47:56.18 (-37.798939)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 18:01:26 (JD=2458441.2509954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~5.5 mags, previous outburst in lightcurve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 18:01:26
Flux: 15.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-21 12:15:50
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/2018ire