Discovery certificate for object 2018fqv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22114 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:38:19
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 2018fqv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18clg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:22:19.770 (155.582375) DEC = -64:33:01.51 (-64.550419)
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 19:45:07 (JD=2458360.3229977)


Remarks: Gaia source in Galactic plane brightens by ~1.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-29 19:45:07
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-21 20:52:48
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/2018fqv