Discovery certificate for object 2018hij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23537 [ 2018TNSTR1575....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-14 22:05:35
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 2018hij
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18czo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:24:30.550 (126.127292) DEC = +18:36:15.16 (18.604211)
Discovery date: 2018-10-11 23:24:00 (JD=2458403.475)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy NGC 2581

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-11 23:24:00
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-25 06:11:31
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/2018hij