Discovery certificate for object 2018fma
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21962 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 14:29:03
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 2018fma
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ciq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:52:47.900 (313.199583) DEC = -69:58:37.96 (-69.977211)
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 16:04:48.000 (JD=2458352.17)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 276077

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 16:04:48.000
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-31 15:56:09
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/2018fma