Discovery certificate for object 2018hnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23715 [ 2018TNSTR1630....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-24 09:52:32
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 2018hnk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ddi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:54:52.750 (208.719792) DEC = +47:02:50.64 (47.0474)
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 10:14:52 (JD=2458413.9269907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J135452.78+470250.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 10:14:52
Flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-01 04:04:48
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/2018hnk