Discovery certificate for object 2018fnv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22014 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 12:07:21
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 2018fnv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ckb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:59:55.410 (284.980875) DEC = -50:53:36.17 (-50.893381)
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 04:32:09 (JD=2458356.6889931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 04:32:09
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-12 10:23:31
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/2018fnv