Discovery certificate for object 2018fgs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21783 [ 2018TNSTR1225....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-21 10:04:42
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 2018fgs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cgg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:19:41.350 (94.922292) DEC = +26:52:12.61 (26.870169)
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 17:54:14.000 (JD=2458347.2459954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-16 17:54:14.000
Flux: 17.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 17:05:16
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/2018fgs