Discovery certificate for object 2018fwy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22317 [ 2018TNSTR1319....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-07 21:35:34
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 2018fwy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cmu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:21:20.260 (185.334417) DEC = -51:35:09.60 (-51.586)
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 19:55:12 (JD=2458365.33)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 19:55:12
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-23 05:00:57
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/2018fwy