Discovery certificate for object 2018hdy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23394 [ 2018TNSTR1529....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-08 16:26:11
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 2018hdy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cxi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:33:54.420 (68.47675) DEC = +00:02:27.89 (0.041081)
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 18:18:43 (JD=2458397.2629977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1155567

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 18:18:43
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-11 20:03:50
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/2018hdy