Discovery certificate for object 2018hqz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23837 [ 2018TNSTR1655....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-31 15:12:06
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 2018hqz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dfr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:48:25.960 (342.108167) DEC = +38:55:09.59 (38.919331)
Discovery date: 2018-10-29 09:10:04.000 (JD=2458420.8819907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-29 09:10:04.000
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-09 04:52:19
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/2018hqz