Discovery certificate for object 2018hif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23533 [ 2018TNSTR1575....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-14 21:29:36
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 2018hif
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18czk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:12:47.230 (168.196792) DEC = +38:49:49.98 (38.83055)
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 16:37:55 (JD=2458402.1929977)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with QSO SDSS J111247.24+384950.0 brightens by 0.4 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-10 16:37:55
Flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-01 21:28:48
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/2018hif