Discovery certificate for object 2018hpn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23783 [ 2018TNSTR1649....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-29 11:08:37
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 2018hpn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18deq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:30:28.750 (22.619792) DEC = -60:15:34.88 (-60.259689)
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 01:19:12.000 (JD=2458418.555)


Remarks: blue transient on GALEX and DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 01:19:12.000
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-29 03:11:31
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/2018hpn