Discovery certificate for object 2018fhq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21812 [ 2018TNSTR1225....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-21 15:39:53
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 2018fhq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cgy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:46:24.980 (56.604083) DEC = -52:25:38.32 (-52.427311)
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 21:14:24 (JD=2458348.385)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ034625.0-522535, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 21:14:24
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-14 19:52:19
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/2018fhq