Discovery certificate for object 2018hmg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23674 [ 2018TNSTR1612....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-21 21:01:53
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 2018hmg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:59:08.940 (149.78725) DEC = +05:56:44.92 (5.945811)
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 17:16:48 (JD=2458410.22)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J09590994+0556463

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 17:16:48
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-29 17:57:07
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/2018hmg