Discovery certificate for object 2018hez
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23424 [ 2018TNSTR1534....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 16:11:19
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 2018hez
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cyb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:40:18.270 (265.076125) DEC = -13:37:02.78 (-13.617439)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 20:51:21 (JD=2458398.3689931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 20:51:21
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-06 15:15:50
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/2018hez