Discovery certificate for object 2018hod
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23739 [ 2018TNSTR1633....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-25 09:55:04
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 2018hod
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ddt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:07:51.680 (121.965333) DEC = -49:49:49.76 (-49.830489)
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 06:21:36.000 (JD=2458415.765)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 06:21:36.000
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 15:08:38
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/2018hod