Discovery certificate for object 2018fbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21631 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 11:08:35
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 2018fbx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:45:26.610 (266.360875) DEC = -35:32:11.90 (-35.536639)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 08:57:07 (JD=2458342.8729977)


Remarks: 0.3 mag on Galactic Bulge star, known microlensing event OGLE-2018-BLG-1448

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 08:57:07
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 22:04:48
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/2018fbx