Discovery certificate for object 2018hyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24095 [ 2018TNSTR1715....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-06 15:32:45
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 2018hyc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dhh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:18:13.160 (154.554833) DEC = +19:03:04.14 (19.05115)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 23:08:09 (JD=2458427.4639931)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with galaxy SDSS J101813.16+190304.2 brightens by about 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 23:08:09
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-11 06:38:52
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/2018hyc