Discovery certificate for object 2018hwl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24033 [ 2018TNSTR1699....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-05 11:52:40
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 2018hwl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dhc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:13:39.260 (183.413583) DEC = -54:56:03.08 (-54.934189)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 14:08:09 (JD=2458426.0889931)


Remarks: rising hostless blue transient near the Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 14:08:09
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-18 21:44:38
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/2018hwl