Discovery certificate for object 2018fqo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22106 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:27:36
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 2018fqo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:01:30.010 (300.375042) DEC = +20:48:09.29 (20.802581)
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 16:03:21 (JD=2458360.1689931)


Remarks: blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 16:03:21
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-08 23:48:28
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/2018fqo