Discovery certificate for object 2018hsu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23897 [ 2018TNSTR1682....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-03 12:07:20
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 2018hsu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:57:17.510 (179.322958) DEC = -69:55:50.95 (-69.930819)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 08:21:07 (JD=2458423.8479977)


Remarks: bright blue transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 08:21:07
Flux: 16.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-21 15:37:26
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/2018hsu