Discovery certificate for object 2018hmm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23682 [ 2018TNSTR1612....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-21 21:06:51
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 2018hmm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dci
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:37:09.740 (294.290583) DEC = +27:02:15.25 (27.037569)
Discovery date: 2018-10-19 03:10:04 (JD=2458410.6319907)


Remarks: transient near very faint PanSTARRS source in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-19 03:10:04
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-10 11:55:40
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/2018hmm