Discovery certificate for object 2018izn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25505 [ 2018TNSTR1819....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-25 18:52:09
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 2018izn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dnm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:43:08.000 (100.783333) DEC = -40:30:09.43 (-40.502619)
Discovery date: 2018-11-22 00:08:38 (JD=2458444.5059954)


Remarks: variable Gaia source brightens by 2 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-22 00:08:38
Flux: 14.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-28 03:47:31
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/2018izn