Discovery certificate for object 2018fxe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22324 [ 2018TNSTR1319....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-07 22:15:46
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 2018fxe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cnb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:34:15.720 (263.5655) DEC = -32:26:11.90 (-32.436639)
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 08:58:33 (JD=2458364.8739931)


Remarks: 1.8 mag brightening of faint blue source in the Galactic Plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 08:58:33
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-12 10:46:33
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/2018fxe