Discovery certificate for object 2018fny
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22017 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 12:13:50
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 2018fny
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:04:41.930 (121.174708) DEC = -57:10:22.80 (-57.173)
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 01:27:50 (JD=2458357.5609954)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy 2MASX J08044257-5710254

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 01:27:50
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-23 10:20:38
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/2018fny