Discovery certificate for object 2018hib
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23529 [ 2018TNSTR1575....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-14 21:23:30
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 2018hib
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18czg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:56:21.270 (44.088625) DEC = -32:11:08.77 (-32.185769)
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 20:49:55 (JD=2458402.3679977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 417-6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 20:49:55
Flux: 17.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-27 02:39:50
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/2018hib