Discovery certificate for object 2018fpr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22070 [ 2018TNSTR1274....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-01 11:09:59
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 2018fpr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ckv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:42:16.020 (295.56675) DEC = +18:00:37.80 (18.0105)
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 23:44:09 (JD=2458358.4889931)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 23:44:09
Flux: 19.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-25 02:44:09
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/2018fpr