Discovery certificate for object 2018hi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16514 [ 2018TNSTR..70....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-16 10:29:51
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: SN 2018hi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18adx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:53:40.570 (133.419042) DEC = -25:03:32.04 (-25.0589)
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 04:00:28 (JD=2458133.6669907)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 6dFGS gJ085339.6-250330

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 04:00:28
Flux: 17.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-02 22:23:31
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/2018hi