Discovery certificate for object 2018fug
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22227 [ 2018TNSTR1303....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-05 17:10:05
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 2018fug
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:28:35.850 (307.149375) DEC = +22:49:49.69 (22.830469)
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 22:10:33 (JD=2458363.4239931)


Remarks: Gaia source near Galactic plane brightens by almost 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-01 22:10:33
Flux: 17.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-22 13:00:28
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/2018fug