Discovery certificate for object 2018inw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25086 [ 2018TNSTR1784....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-17 16:38:26
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 2018inw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dki
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:25:40.750 (126.419792) DEC = -11:18:58.79 (-11.316331)
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 05:35:31.000 (JD=2458436.7329977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1.5 mags, previous outbursts in lightcurve, aka ASASSN-16nd, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-14 05:35:31.000
Flux: 17.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-28 09:37:26
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/2018inw