Discovery certificate for object 2018ijv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24866 [ 2018TNSTR1756....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-12 12:00:52
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 2018ijv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dji
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:00:22.130 (150.092208) DEC = -20:43:39.25 (-20.727569)
Discovery date: 2018-11-10 11:47:02.000 (JD=2458432.9909954)


Remarks: centre of a galaxy gets brighter by 0.7 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-10 11:47:02.000
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-27 05:32:38
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/2018ijv