Discovery certificate for object 2018fnb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21994 [ 2018TNSTR1260....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 14:34:59
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 2018fnb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cjo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:07:20.890 (286.837042) DEC = -00:26:19.14 (-0.43865)
Discovery date: 2018-08-24 17:21:07 (JD=2458355.2229977)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~0.3 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-24 17:21:07
Flux: 16.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-18 01:13:26
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/2018fnb