Discovery certificate for object 2018hmi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23676 [ 2018TNSTR1612....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-21 21:02:55
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 2018hmi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dcc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:21:35.350 (140.397292) DEC = -02:58:00.23 (-2.966731)
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 17:29:45 (JD=2458410.2289931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1078925

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 17:29:45
Flux: 18.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-26 17:49:55
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/2018hmi