Discovery certificate for object 2018fbt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21627 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 11:04:42
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 2018fbt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cdw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:41:53.590 (265.473292) DEC = -33:10:26.72 (-33.174089)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 14:58:33 (JD=2458343.1239931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 0.6 mag, coincident with OGLE 2018-BLG-1462

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 14:58:33
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 20:35:31
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/2018fbt