Discovery certificate for object 2018hwi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24029 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:50:27
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 2018hwi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:04:37.520 (61.156333) DEC = +74:44:55.36 (74.748711)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 04:00:28 (JD=2458426.6669907)


Remarks: 1.2 mag slow rise in the nucleus of a galaxy and change to blue

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 04:00:28
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-29 17:19:40
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/2018hwi