Discovery certificate for object 2018fgh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21770 [ 2018TNSTR1216....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-20 17:16:18
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 2018fgh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cfv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:38:03.250 (279.513542) DEC = -38:19:01.78 (-38.317161)
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 14:51:21 (JD=2458346.1189931)


Remarks: apparently hostless, blue transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 14:51:21
Flux: 17.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-01 04:00:28
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/2018fgh