Discovery certificate for object 2018hwg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24027 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:49:10
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 2018hwg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:36.870 (10.653625) DEC = +60:52:48.76 (60.880211)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 23:25:26 (JD=2458426.4759954)


Remarks: 3 mag blue rise in a previously variable galactic plane star, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 23:25:26
Flux: 17.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-21 00:53:16
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/2018hwg