Discovery certificate for object 2018fcc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21640 [ 2018TNSTR1171....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-14 17:16:16
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 2018fcc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cei
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:01:05.670 (270.273625) DEC = -36:48:53.50 (-36.814861)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 02:54:14 (JD=2458343.6209954)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 02:54:14
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-30 16:04:48
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/2018fcc