Discovery certificate for object 2018isu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25248 [ 2018TNSTR1807....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 00:22:43
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 2018isu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dmo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:42:27.840 (115.616) DEC = -24:39:12.78 (-24.65355)
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 23:49:55.000 (JD=2458440.4929977)


Remarks: candidate CV with evidence of outbursts and dips

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-17 23:49:55.000
Flux: 16.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-31 04:32:09
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/2018isu