Discovery certificate for object 2018hkn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23612 [ 2018TNSTR1583....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-15 22:46:06
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 2018hkn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dat
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:32:21.810 (173.090875) DEC = +35:33:24.80 (35.556889)
Discovery date: 2018-10-12 12:23:02 (JD=2458404.0159954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2066351

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-12 12:23:02
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-26 11:58:33
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/2018hkn