Discovery certificate for object 2018fix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21857 [ 2018TNSTR1234....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-23 11:02:28
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 2018fix
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18chs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:50:29.220 (282.62175) DEC = -32:41:41.64 (-32.6949)
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 20:58:33 (JD=2458349.3739931)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with UV source GALEXASC J185029.26-324141.5 declines by 2 mags in 6 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 20:58:33
Flux: 20.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-18 14:58:33
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/2018fix