Discovery certificate for object 2018fmp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21980 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 22:48:45
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 2018fmp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cjh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:01:21.210 (285.338375) DEC = -11:24:16.34 (-11.404539)
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 15:23:02 (JD=2458354.1409954)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~0.7 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 15:23:02
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-18 14:55:40
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/2018fmp