Discovery certificate for object 2018fbw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21630 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 11:07:23
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 2018fbw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:39:21.600 (264.84) DEC = -33:21:46.98 (-33.36305)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 14:58:33 (JD=2458343.1239931)


Remarks: 0.4 mag rise on the Galactic Bulge source, known microlensing event OGLE-2018-BLG-1432

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 14:58:33
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 16:22:04
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/2018fbw