Discovery certificate for object 2018fux
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22248 [ 2018TNSTR1312....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-06 07:37:05
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 2018fux
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cmn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:12:19.010 (258.079208) DEC = -40:02:51.47 (-40.047631)
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 16:36:28 (JD=2458364.1919907)


Remarks: 0.2 mag brightening in 15th mag Galactic plane source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 16:36:28
Flux: 15.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-09 14:54:14
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/2018fux