Discovery certificate for object 2018fbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21609 [ 2018TNSTR1165....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 22:36:14
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 2018fbd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cdl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:35:52.400 (263.968333) DEC = -33:29:56.04 (-33.4989)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 08:58:33 (JD=2458342.8739931)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with candidate YSO dims by ~2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 08:58:33
Flux: 20.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 10:22:04
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/2018fbd