Discovery certificate for object 2018fhl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21807 [ 2018TNSTR1225....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-21 14:22:51
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 2018fhl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cgt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:06:59.240 (76.746833) DEC = -16:59:31.60 (-16.992111)
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 06:44:38 (JD=2458347.7809954)


Remarks: candidate CV brightens by ~2.5 mags, aka CSS 090220:050659-165932

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-17 06:44:38
Flux: 16.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-08 11:13:55
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/2018fhl