Discovery certificate for object 2018fsz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22183 [ 2018TNSTR1291....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-04 10:02:25
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 2018fsz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:03:49.850 (270.957708) DEC = -42:54:27.14 (-42.907539)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 02:52:48 (JD=2458361.62)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 02:52:48
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-11 16:35:02
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/2018fsz