Discovery certificate for object 2018hnp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23720 [ 2018TNSTR1630....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-24 09:59:26
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 2018hnp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ddn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:44:45.220 (356.188417) DEC = -22:30:35.46 (-22.50985)
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 14:00:57 (JD=2458414.0839931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J23444538-2230372

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 14:00:57
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-27 13:12:00
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/2018hnp