Discovery certificate for object 2018hnd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23704 [ 2018TNSTR1622....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-23 21:16:08
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 2018hnd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dcy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:50:46.320 (162.693) DEC = +06:46:14.84 (6.770789)
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 00:56:09 (JD=2458413.5389931)


Remarks: blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 00:56:09
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-19 11:22:33
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/2018hnd