Discovery certificate for object 2018hmk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23680 [ 2018TNSTR1612....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-21 21:05:31
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: SN 2018hmk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dcg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:28:08.120 (277.033833) DEC = +34:18:15.73 (34.304369)
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 15:24:28 (JD=2458410.1419907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy NGC 6640

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 15:24:28
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-14 05:48:28
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/2018hmk