Discovery certificate for object 2018frr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22142 [ 2018TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-03 07:22:27
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 2018frr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18clv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:54:18.580 (298.577417) DEC = +10:42:33.23 (10.709231)
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 03:54:43.000 (JD=2458361.6629977)


Remarks: faint Gaia source in the Galactic Plane slowly rises by almost 3 mag, candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-31 03:54:43.000
Flux: 17.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 21:54:43
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/2018frr