Discovery certificate for object 2018fqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22117 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:44:44
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 2018fqy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18clj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:49:55.540 (297.481417) DEC = +09:00:11.23 (9.003119)
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 15:51:50 (JD=2458361.1609954)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 15:51:50
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-20 14:49:55
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/2018fqy