Discovery certificate for object 2018fnm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22005 [ 2018TNSTR1260....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-30 23:35:13
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 2018fnm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cju
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:21:25.480 (290.356167) DEC = +34:14:28.72 (34.241311)
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 22:09:07 (JD=2458356.4229977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~3 mags, previous outbursts in lightcurve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-25 22:09:07
Flux: 16.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-28 13:16:19
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/2018fnm