Discovery certificate for object 2018hye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24097 [ 2018TNSTR1715....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-06 15:34:39
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 2018hye
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dhj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:43:59.660 (325.998583) DEC = -40:21:46.55 (-40.362931)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 19:48:00 (JD=2458427.325)


Remarks: centre of galaxy 2MASX J21435964-4021463 brightens by 0.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 19:48:00
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-08 21:47:31
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/2018hye