Discovery certificate for object 2018hpl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23781 [ 2018TNSTR1649....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-29 11:04:57
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 2018hpl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18deo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:22:26.140 (320.608917) DEC = +51:10:56.46 (51.18235)
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 15:21:36 (JD=2458418.14)


Remarks: red Gaia source brightens by more than 1 mag and becomes bluer. candidate stellar flare

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 15:21:36
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 12:27:21
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/2018hpl