Discovery certificate for object 2018pb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16776 [ 2018TNSTR.152....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-04 21:17:34
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 2018pb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ail
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:40:17.500 (310.072917) DEC = +39:04:58.62 (39.08295)
Discovery date: 2018-02-03 07:06:14 (JD=2458152.7959954)


Remarks: red source shows two dimming events, candidate YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-03 07:06:14
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-12 09:57:36
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/2018pb