Discovery certificate for object 2018flx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21958 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 14:26:07
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 2018flx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cim
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:58:02.210 (89.509208) DEC = -36:06:04.25 (-36.101181)
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 13:03:21 (JD=2458352.0439931)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 13:03:21
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-11 03:56:09
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/2018flx