Discovery certificate for object 2018hop
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23753 [ 2018TNSTR1635....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-26 17:10:38
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018hop
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ddy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:05:07.760 (151.282333) DEC = -21:39:13.72 (-21.653811)
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 11:42:43.000 (JD=2458415.9879977)


Remarks: candidate SN near PanSTARRS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 11:42:43.000
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-19 04:52:19
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/2018hop