Discovery certificate for object 2018hq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16523 [ 2018TNSTR..77....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-17 10:47:56
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 2018hq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aeb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:34:01.300 (8.505417) DEC = -28:15:02.05 (-28.250569)
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 05:36:57 (JD=2458133.7339931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2dFGRS TGS206Z087

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-15 05:36:57
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-24 05:45:36
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/2018hq