Discovery certificate for object 2018flz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21960 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 14:27:41
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 2018flz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cio
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:45:50.840 (56.461833) DEC = -75:33:30.96 (-75.5586)
Discovery date: 2018-08-22 03:36:00 (JD=2458352.65)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-22 03:36:00
Flux: 18.07 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-20 21:50:24
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/2018flz