Discovery certificate for object 2018hsj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23886 [ 2018TNSTR1671....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-02 14:19:33
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 2018hsj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dgb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:22:37.590 (170.656625) DEC = -42:47:36.10 (-42.793361)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 00:04:19.000 (JD=2458423.5029977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 00:04:19.000
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-13 09:36:00
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/2018hsj