Discovery certificate for object 2018dhf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20122 [ 2018TNSTR.959....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-11 22:26:13
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 2018dhf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18btl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:06:34.830 (346.645125) DEC = -04:02:15.18 (-4.03755)
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 08:25:26 (JD=2458308.8509954)


Remarks: gaia source coincident with radio source PMN J2306-0401 brightens by >1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-09 08:25:26
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-16 13:55:12
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/2018dhf