Discovery certificate for object 2018itx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25295 [ 2018TNSTR1807....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 18:02:17
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 2018itx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:07:35.970 (106.899875) DEC = -09:12:41.76 (-9.2116)
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 01:23:31 (JD=2458442.5579977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by more than 2 mags, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 01:23:31
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-19 23:36:57
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/2018itx