Discovery certificate for object 2018hfe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23432 [ 2018TNSTR1534....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-09 16:34:57
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 2018hfe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cyj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:06:06.320 (286.526333) DEC = -25:05:10.28 (-25.086189)
Discovery date: 2018-10-08 02:32:38.000 (JD=2458399.6059954)


Remarks: blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-08 02:32:38.000
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-29 03:14:24
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/2018hfe