Discovery certificate for object 2018fgg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21769 [ 2018TNSTR1216....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-20 16:56:20
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 2018fgg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cfu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:10:23.260 (272.596917) DEC = -29:51:52.56 (-29.8646)
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 09:01:26.000 (JD=2458345.8759954)


Remarks: almost 3 mag brightening in Galactic plane source, aka OGLE 2018-BLG-1399

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 09:01:26.000
Flux: 17.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 20:11:02
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018fgg