Discovery certificate for object 2018fud
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22224 [ 2018TNSTR1303....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-05 14:21:28
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018fud
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cmh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:36:19.150 (339.079792) DEC = +51:12:18.29 (51.205081)
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 22:46:33.000 (JD=2458363.4489931)


Remarks: Gaia source near Galactic plane brightens by ~2 mags, previous outbursts in lightcurve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 22:46:33.000
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-25 05:58:33
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/2018fud