Discovery certificate for object 2018fqq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22108 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:30:46
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 2018fqq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cla
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:14:22.420 (183.593417) DEC = -73:37:54.66 (-73.63185)
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 07:58:04 (JD=2458359.8319907)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 07:58:04
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-25 22:16:19
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/2018fqq