Discovery certificate for object 2018fog
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22025 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 17:07:36
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 2018fog
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ckj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:29:44.950 (292.437292) DEC = +09:45:37.04 (9.760289)
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 03:47:31 (JD=2458357.6579977)


Remarks: blue transient in Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 03:47:31
Flux: 17.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 07:03:21
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/2018fog