Discovery certificate for object 2018irf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25181 [ 2018TNSTR1797....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 13:54:21
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 2018irf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:31:33.800 (112.890833) DEC = -34:56:05.68 (-34.934911)
Discovery date: 2018-11-19 06:00:00 (JD=2458441.75)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~5 mags, previous outbursts in lightcurve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-19 06:00:00
Flux: 15.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-20 14:02:24
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/2018irf