Discovery certificate for object 2018hlb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23636 [ 2018TNSTR1593....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-17 09:25:41
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 2018hlb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dbk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:38:50.990 (264.712458) DEC = +29:23:11.18 (29.386439)
Discovery date: 2018-10-16 03:27:21 (JD=2458407.6439931)


Remarks: erratic Gaia source, close to CSS090711:173851+292314, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-16 03:27:21
Flux: 17.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-20 04:00:28
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/2018hlb