Discovery certificate for object 2018fbq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21624 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 10:58:10
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 2018fbq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cdt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:13:39.170 (258.413208) DEC = -30:03:16.92 (-30.0547)
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 15:02:52 (JD=2458342.1269907)


Remarks: 0.6 mag rise on a Galactic Bulge source, known as OGLE-2018-BLG-1509 microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-11 15:02:52
Flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-27 20:18:14
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/2018fbq