Discovery certificate for object 2018hew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23421 [ 2018TNSTR1534....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 16:08:42
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 2018hew
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cxy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:19:04.790 (274.769958) DEC = -22:33:24.77 (-22.556881)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 20:39:50.000 (JD=2458398.3609954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 0.9 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 20:39:50.000
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-17 16:56:38
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018hew