Discovery certificate for object 2018fnl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22004 [ 2018TNSTR1260....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 23:32:19
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 2018fnl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cjt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:17:37.800 (109.4075) DEC = -12:45:43.13 (-12.761981)
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 20:25:26 (JD=2458356.3509954)


Remarks: erratic variability in galactic plane source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 20:25:26
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-18 05:38:24
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/2018fnl