Discovery certificate for object 2018fls
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21951 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 14:20:22
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 2018fls
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:48:05.250 (87.021875) DEC = -27:22:16.50 (-27.37125)
Discovery date: 2018-08-20 08:39:50 (JD=2458350.8609954)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-20 08:39:50
Flux: 18.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-08 03:51:50
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/2018fls