Discovery certificate for object 2018hex
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23422 [ 2018TNSTR1534....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 16:09:19
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 2018hex
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cxz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:31:48.690 (82.952875) DEC = +13:05:32.03 (13.092231)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 11:58:33 (JD=2458397.9989931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by more than 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 11:58:33
Flux: 14.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-05 09:05:45
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/2018hex