Discovery certificate for object 2018hs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16527 [ 2018TNSTR..77....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-17 11:11:44
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 2018hs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aef
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:40:33.440 (265.139333) DEC = +41:47:56.08 (41.798911)
Discovery date: 2018-01-16 13:36:28 (JD=2458135.0669907)


Remarks: 4.5 mag outburst of known dwarf nova CRTS CSS130418 J174033+414756 = ASASSN-13ae. Bright in GALEX

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-16 13:36:28
Flux: 14.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-08 15:47:31
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/2018hs