Discovery certificate for object 2018hvy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24018 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:07:38
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 2018hvy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:26:40.640 (336.669333) DEC = -50:44:13.88 (-50.737189)
Discovery date: 2018-11-02 07:37:55 (JD=2458424.8179977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J22263992-5044163

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-02 07:37:55
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 01:49:26
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/2018hvy