Discovery certificate for object 2018fnx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22016 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 12:11:57
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 2018fnx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ckd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:17:14.310 (289.309625) DEC = -12:25:21.22 (-12.422561)
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 15:25:55 (JD=2458357.1429977)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with radio source PMN J1917-1225 brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-26 15:25:55
Flux: 19.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-19 14:54:14
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/2018fnx