Discovery certificate for object 2018fas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21598 [ 2018TNSTR1165....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 10:12:48
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 2018fas
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:18:24.320 (94.601333) DEC = +47:03:39.78 (47.06105)
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 01:19:12 (JD=2458341.555)


Remarks: slow rise in Gaia source coincident with UV source GALEXASC J061824.32+470340.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 01:19:12
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-02 01:09:07
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/2018fas