Discovery certificate for object 2018hdz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23396 [ 2018TNSTR1529....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-08 16:30:08
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 2018hdz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cxk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:47:49.700 (131.957083) DEC = +49:59:27.17 (49.990881)
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 06:44:38 (JD=2458396.7809954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J08474931+4959243

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-05 06:44:38
Flux: 18.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 00:41:45
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/2018hdz