Discovery certificate for object 2018frs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22143 [ 2018TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-03 07:23:21
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 2018frs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18clw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:57:10.790 (224.294958) DEC = -63:41:34.12 (-63.692811)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 14:15:21 (JD=2458362.0939931)


Remarks: faint source in the Galactic Plane rises by 4 mag and gets blue, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 14:15:21
Flux: 16.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-30 22:24:57
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/2018frs