Discovery certificate for object 2018hwc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24023 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:10:52
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 2018hwc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:13:54.870 (183.478625) DEC = -57:36:39.31 (-57.610919)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 06:23:02 (JD=2458425.7659954)


Remarks: 2 mag outburst in Gaia source, previous events seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 06:23:02
Flux: 16.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-02 03:41:45
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/2018hwc