Discovery certificate for object 2018fht
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21820 [ 2018TNSTR1225....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-21 16:36:40
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 2018fht
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18chg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:13:19.780 (123.332417) DEC = +57:51:24.70 (57.856861)
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 18:59:02 (JD=2458342.2909954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy UGC 4270

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 18:59:02
Flux: 19.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 12:51:50
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/2018fht