Discovery certificate for object 2018hog
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23742 [ 2018TNSTR1633....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-25 09:57:54
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 2018hog
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ddw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:41:43.180 (235.429917) DEC = +60:06:28.33 (60.107869)
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 09:59:02.000 (JD=2458415.9159954)


Remarks: QSO SDSS J154143.18+600628.2 brightens by 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-24 09:59:02.000
Flux: 19.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-23 22:10:33
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/2018hog