Discovery certificate for object 2018itz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25297 [ 2018TNSTR1807....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 18:04:10
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 2018itz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:27:25.320 (111.8555) DEC = -49:56:12.08 (-49.936689)
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 00:14:24 (JD=2458442.51)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-20 00:14:24
Flux: 15.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-16 10:10:33
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/2018itz