Discovery certificate for object 2018fby
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21632 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 11:09:36
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 2018fby
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ceb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:39:23.260 (264.846917) DEC = -35:16:01.88 (-35.267189)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 02:57:07 (JD=2458342.6229977)


Remarks: red Galactic plane source brightens by 0.2 mag, coincident with OGLE 2018-BLG-0658

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 02:57:07
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 14:19:40
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/2018fby