Discovery certificate for object 2018feg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21704 [ 2018TNSTR1196....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-17 11:35:40
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 2018feg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cfq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:36:11.440 (39.047667) DEC = -52:19:13.87 (-52.320519)
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 13:33:35 (JD=2458346.0649884)


Remarks: brightening of eclipsing polar WW Hor, known CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 13:33:35
Flux: 17.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-15 09:43:12
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/2018feg