Discovery certificate for object 2018hhe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23498 [ 2018TNSTR1559....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-12 17:56:10
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 2018hhe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cyz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:13:50.490 (243.460375) DEC = +17:49:49.19 (17.830331)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 09:28:48.000 (JD=2458400.895)


Remarks: Gaia source briefly brightens by 0.5 mags and gets blues, candidate M-dwarf flare

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 09:28:48.000
Flux: 17.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-23 12:30:14
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/2018hhe