Discovery certificate for object 2018fgf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21768 [ 2018TNSTR1216....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-20 16:53:40
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 2018fgf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cft
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:45:37.740 (266.40725) DEC = -17:56:22.88 (-17.939689)
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 15:14:24 (JD=2458346.135)


Remarks: 3.7 mag brightening in known CV TCP J17453768-1756253

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 15:14:24
Flux: 13.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-25 15:25:55
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/2018fgf