Discovery certificate for object 2018hnq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23722 [ 2018TNSTR1630....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-24 10:01:31
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 2018hnq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ddp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:27:38.610 (96.910875) DEC = -54:27:24.08 (-54.456689)
Discovery date: 2018-10-23 06:38:52.000 (JD=2458414.7769907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J06273946-5427437

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-23 06:38:52.000
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-18 07:14:52
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


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