Discovery certificate for object 2018fnh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22000 [ 2018TNSTR1260....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 22:31:23
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 2018fnh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cjp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:16:05.520 (289.023) DEC = +08:27:53.78 (8.464939)
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 17:31:12 (JD=2458356.23)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 17:31:12
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-18 08:51:21
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/2018fnh