Discovery certificate for object 2018hcw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23361 [ 2018TNSTR1522....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-07 00:45:57
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 2018hcw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cwp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:34:09.570 (128.539875) DEC = +55:37:56.17 (55.632269)
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 16:58:04 (JD=2458395.2069907)


Remarks: candidate SN rising in galaxy UGC 4470

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 16:58:04
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 18:48:57
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/2018hcw