Discovery certificate for object 2018ijd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24841 [ 2018TNSTR1751....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-11 16:48:32
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018ijd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dje
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:21:01.060 (140.254417) DEC = +08:05:05.60 (8.084889)
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 05:18:14.000 (JD=2458431.7209954)


Remarks: known QSO 87GB 091820.3+081756 brightens by 0.8 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 05:18:14.000
Flux: 18.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-27 18:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018ijd