Discovery certificate for object 2018hqp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23820 [ 2018TNSTR1652....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-30 18:02:28
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 2018hqp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dfb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:21:08.330 (5.284708) DEC = -53:58:11.89 (-53.969969)
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 07:32:09 (JD=2458394.8139931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J00210858-5358134

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-03 07:32:09
Flux: 19.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-10 21:36:00
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/2018hqp