Discovery certificate for object 2018fbe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21610 [ 2018TNSTR1165....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-13 22:36:52
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 2018fbe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cdm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:18:02.320 (274.509667) DEC = -44:47:55.46 (-44.798739)
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 22:32:09 (JD=2458342.4389931)


Remarks: long-term decline of ~1 mag in Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 22:32:09
Flux: 20.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-11 20:45:36
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/2018fbe