Discovery certificate for object 2018hbz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23335 [ 2018TNSTR1504....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-04 15:16:11
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: SN 2018hbz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cwl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:23:53.510 (170.972958) DEC = +58:08:34.30 (58.142861)
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 04:32:09 (JD=2458394.6889931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J112353.10+580841.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 04:32:09
Flux: 17.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-11 00:33:07
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/2018hbz