Discovery certificate for object 2018fsx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22181 [ 2018TNSTR1291....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-04 07:25:20
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 2018fsx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18clz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:00:44.630 (255.185958) DEC = -50:05:05.28 (-50.0848)
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 04:26:24 (JD=2458362.685)


Remarks: candidate CV, aka USNO-B1.0 0399-0591734, brightens by almost 2 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 04:26:24
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-06 16:32:09
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/2018fsx