Discovery certificate for object 2018fgw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21788 [ 2018TNSTR1225....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-21 10:12:01
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 2018fgw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cgl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:21:06.810 (275.278375) DEC = -27:36:40.25 (-27.611181)
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 21:04:19 (JD=2458347.3779977)


Remarks: likely CV in outburst, aka OGLE-BLG-DN-1042

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 21:04:19
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 20:06:43
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/2018fgw