Discovery certificate for object 2018fbv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21629 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 11:06:10
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 2018fbv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cdy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:25:55.030 (261.479292) DEC = -30:19:38.64 (-30.3274)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 09:02:52 (JD=2458342.8769907)


Remarks: 0.3 mag rise on a Galactic Bulge star, known microlensing OGLE-2018-BLG-1419

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 09:02:52
Flux: 20.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-06 10:19:12
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/2018fbv