Discovery certificate for object 2018fqx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22116 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:43:43
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 2018fqx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cli
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:44:20.920 (281.087167) DEC = -31:59:19.28 (-31.988689)
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 04:52:19.000 (JD=2458360.7029977)


Remarks: transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 04:52:19.000
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-18 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://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018fqx