Discovery certificate for object 2018hwk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24032 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:52:10
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018hwk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dhb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:39:46.470 (144.943625) DEC = +48:49:00.66 (48.81685)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 04:39:21 (JD=2458426.6939931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J093946.53+484901.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 04:39:21
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 06:37:26
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/2018hwk