Discovery certificate for object 2018hsx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23900 [ 2018TNSTR1682....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-03 12:09:35
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: AT 2018hsx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:00:56.090 (180.233708) DEC = -64:33:49.54 (-64.563761)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 20:15:21 (JD=2458424.3439931)


Remarks: candidate CV, Gaia source brightens by >2.5 mags, previous events seen

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 20:15:21
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 09:41:45
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/2018hsx