Discovery certificate for object 2018fdr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21686 [ 2018TNSTR1187....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-16 14:21:08
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018fdr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cfl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:45:55.190 (266.479958) DEC = -26:58:10.81 (-26.969669)
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 03:05:45 (JD=2458344.6289931)


Remarks: 0.3 mag rise in source near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 03:05:45
Flux: 13.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-24 03:18:43
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018fdr