Discovery certificate for object 2018gfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22573 [ 2018TNSTR1362....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-12 07:40:12
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 2018gfb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cor
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:52:38.000 (313.158333) DEC = +30:33:10.80 (30.553)
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 06:11:31 (JD=2458369.7579977)


Remarks: blue transient on very PanSTARRS source near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-08 06:11:31
Flux: 17.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-02 06:07:12
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/2018gfb