Discovery certificate for object 2018hqn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23817 [ 2018TNSTR1652....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-30 17:59:34
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 2018hqn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dey
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:10:28.520 (2.618833) DEC = -47:11:52.91 (-47.198031)
Discovery date: 2018-10-28 09:25:55 (JD=2458419.8929977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J001028.46-471153.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-28 09:25:55
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 15:21:36
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/2018hqn