Discovery certificate for object 2018fra
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22119 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:46:35
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 2018fra
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cll
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:27:41.240 (321.921833) DEC = +50:21:15.37 (50.354269)
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 16:36:28 (JD=2458361.1919907)


Remarks: blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 16:36:28
Flux: 17.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-20 07:32:09
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/2018fra