Discovery certificate for object 2018fnt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22012 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 12:05:24
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018fnt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cjz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:20:53.720 (290.223833) DEC = +02:11:41.17 (2.194769)
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 09:40:19 (JD=2458356.9029977)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 09:40:19
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 01:10:33
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/2018fnt