Discovery certificate for object 2018fgm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21776 [ 2018TNSTR1225....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-21 09:52:34
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 2018fgm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cfz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:11:41.670 (272.923625) DEC = -30:16:26.26 (-30.273961)
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 09:01:26.000 (JD=2458345.8759954)


Remarks: almost 1 mag brightening in Galactic plane source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 09:01:26.000
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-09 20:31:12
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


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