Discovery certificate for object 2018hpm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23782 [ 2018TNSTR1649....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-29 11:07:17
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 2018hpm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:00:36.120 (135.1505) DEC = -56:32:48.73 (-56.546869)
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 18:23:02.000 (JD=2458418.2659954)


Remarks: 0.7 mag slow rise on a star near the Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-26 18:23:02.000
Flux: 15.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-23 22:29:16
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/2018hpm