Discovery certificate for object 2018hds
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23387 [ 2018TNSTR1529....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-08 16:14:51
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 2018hds
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cxc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:59:07.250 (284.780208) DEC = -37:23:07.08 (-37.3853)
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 14:24:00 (JD=2458397.1)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 14:24:00
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-27 21:00:00
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/2018hds