Discovery certificate for object 2018hp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16522 [ 2018TNSTR..77....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-17 10:44:02
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 2018hp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:20:40.050 (275.166875) DEC = +43:26:02.98 (43.434161)
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 13:29:16 (JD=2458134.0619907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 2220669

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 13:29:16
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-08 03:40:19
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/2018hp