Discovery certificate for object 2018hpp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23785 [ 2018TNSTR1649....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-29 11:10:01
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: SN 2018hpp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18des
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:58:49.390 (179.705792) DEC = +35:08:01.86 (35.13385)
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 10:42:14 (JD=2458418.9459954)


Remarks: hostless transient 4 arcsec away from galaxy SDSS J115849.05+350802.1 - candidate SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 10:42:14
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-13 22:32:09
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/2018hpp