Discovery certificate for object 2018hpg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23774 [ 2018TNSTR1649....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-29 10:57:49
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 2018hpg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18deh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:16:09.690 (169.040375) DEC = +06:02:48.30 (6.04675)
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 00:56:09 (JD=2458417.5389931)


Remarks: candidate SN near the centre of galaxy 2MASX J11160972+0602465

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 00:56:09
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-23 11:26:52
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/2018hpg