Discovery certificate for object 2018hqt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23825 [ 2018TNSTR1652....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-30 18:05:08
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 2018hqt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dfg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:02:54.290 (210.726208) DEC = +73:04:57.79 (73.082719)
Discovery date: 2018-10-28 16:06:14.000 (JD=2458420.1709954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy UGC 8992

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-28 16:06:14.000
Flux: 17.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-26 12:12:57
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/2018hqt