Discovery certificate for object 2018hf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16509 [ 2018TNSTR..70....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-16 10:23:42
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 2018hf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ads
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:59:32.360 (164.884833) DEC = +10:04:27.05 (10.074181)
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 03:12:57 (JD=2458132.6339931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy LEDA 1374187

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-14 03:12:57
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-31 10:52:19
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/2018hf