Discovery certificate for object 2018hmb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23665 [ 2018TNSTR1603....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-19 10:26:33
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 2018hmb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dbv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:20:44.840 (155.186833) DEC = +12:52:02.60 (12.867389)
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 00:53:16 (JD=2458409.5369907)


Remarks: QSO SDSS J102044.83+125202.6 brightens by 0.3 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 00:53:16
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-06 21:08:38
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/2018hmb