Discovery certificate for object 2018fcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21651 [ 2018TNSTR1180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 09:54:07
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 2018fcj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cej
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:47:30.600 (266.8775) DEC = -32:31:27.98 (-32.524439)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:00:00 (JD=2458343.625)


Remarks: 0.6 mag brightening of Galactic plane source 2018-BLG-0662

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:00:00
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-17 02:03:50
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/2018fcj