Discovery certificate for object 2018hfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23427 [ 2018TNSTR1534....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 16:29:41
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018hfb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cye
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:04:17.990 (166.074958) DEC = +46:06:54.04 (46.115011)
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 12:23:02 (JD=2458399.0159954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J11041932+4607020

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 12:23:02
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-06 10:48:00
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/2018hfb