Discovery certificate for object 2018hwa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24020 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:08:55
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 2018hwa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:21:41.980 (335.424917) DEC = -43:49:49.30 (-43.830361)
Discovery date: 2018-11-02 21:31:40 (JD=2458425.3969907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J22502544-2601540

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-02 21:31:40
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-08 07:53:45
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/2018hwa