Discovery certificate for object 2018fak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21589 [ 2018TNSTR1165....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 08:08:22
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018fak
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ccv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:20:20.750 (260.086458) DEC = -36:11:03.08 (-36.184189)
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 20:57:07 (JD=2458341.3729977)


Remarks: possible YSO dims by more than 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-10 20:57:07
Flux: 20.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-17 17:57:07
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018fak