Discovery certificate for object 2018hwf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24026 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:47:49
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 2018hwf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:33:46.440 (173.4435) DEC = -33:59:15.07 (-33.987519)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 19:45:07 (JD=2458426.3229977)


Remarks: >1 mag blue rise in the centre of a galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 19:45:07
Flux: 19.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-25 04:50:52
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/2018hwf