Discovery certificate for object 2018fca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21634 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 17:09:48
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 2018fca
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cec
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:38:41.470 (24.672792) DEC = -50:24:05.44 (-50.401511)
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 19:37:55 (JD=2458343.3179977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J01384133-5024016

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-12 19:37:55
Flux: 17.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-16 03:23:02
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/2018fca