Discovery certificate for object 2018hbv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23331 [ 2018TNSTR1504....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-04 15:10:14
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 2018hbv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cwh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:37:39.310 (264.413792) DEC = -35:20:44.63 (-35.345731)
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 02:32:38.000 (JD=2458394.6059954)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by almost 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 02:32:38.000
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 16:06:14
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/2018hbv