Discovery certificate for object 2018fuy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22249 [ 2018TNSTR1312....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-06 07:38:58
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 2018fuy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cmo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:18:00.710 (274.502958) DEC = -26:48:34.92 (-26.8097)
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 04:56:38.000 (JD=2458363.7059954)


Remarks: Erratic variable blue Galactic plane star brightens by 1 mag, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 04:56:38.000
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-16 16:50:52
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/2018fuy