Discovery certificate for object 2018itc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25256 [ 2018TNSTR1807....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 11:53:26
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 2018itc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:47:12.780 (236.80325) DEC = -65:44:10.28 (-65.736189)
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 18:57:36 (JD=2458437.29)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 2.5 mags, candidate CV, aka ASASSN-17fb

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 18:57:36
Flux: 16.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-07 08:38:24
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/2018itc