Discovery certificate for object 2018hrd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23841 [ 2018TNSTR1655....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-31 15:14:51
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 2018hrd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dfv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:21:43.200 (155.43) DEC = -68:48:14.69 (-68.804081)
Discovery date: 2018-10-30 02:18:14 (JD=2458421.5959954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by over 2 mags, previous event(s) seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-30 02:18:14
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-20 09:30:14
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/2018hrd