Discovery certificate for object 2018hsw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23899 [ 2018TNSTR1682....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-03 12:08:52
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 2018hsw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:24:51.860 (171.216083) DEC = -35:54:36.61 (-35.910169)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 17:58:33 (JD=2458424.2489931)


Remarks: known CV V442 Cen brightens by 3.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 17:58:33
Flux: 11.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-01 13:45:07
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/2018hsw