Discovery certificate for object 2018irg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25182 [ 2018TNSTR1797....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 13:56:00
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 2018irg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:24:13.800 (126.0575) DEC = -58:53:26.12 (-58.890589)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 12:21:36 (JD=2458441.015)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by more than 1 mag, previous outbursts in lightcurve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 12:21:36
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-17 19:29:16
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/2018irg