Discovery certificate for object 2018iss
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25246 [ 2018TNSTR1797....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 19:47:19
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 2018iss
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:40:45.000 (115.1875) DEC = -31:56:05.64 (-31.9349)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 11:57:07 (JD=2458440.9979977)


Remarks: bright 12 mag Galactic plane star brightens by 0.25 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 11:57:07
Flux: 11.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-22 03:48:57
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/2018iss