Discovery certificate for object 2018ivb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25341 [ 2018TNSTR1813....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-23 09:46:41
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 2018ivb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dna
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:59:15.470 (284.814458) DEC = -63:22:30.29 (-63.375081)
Discovery date: 2018-11-21 01:16:19 (JD=2458443.5529977)


Remarks: blue source brightens by 2.8 mag, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-21 01:16:19
Flux: 17.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-06 08:58:33
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/2018ivb