Discovery certificate for object 2018hfl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23439 [ 2018TNSTR1534....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 22:18:42
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 2018hfl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cyo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:22:37.510 (305.656292) DEC = -39:54:12.42 (-39.90345)
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 08:12:28 (JD=2458398.8419907)


Remarks: 1.5 mag brightening of known polar-type CV V4738 Sgr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-07 08:12:28
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-28 07:55:12
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/2018hfl