Discovery certificate for object 2018fcl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21653 [ 2018TNSTR1180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 10:01:17
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 2018fcl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cel
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:13:19.190 (273.329958) DEC = -39:08:20.00 (-39.138889)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 08:51:21 (JD=2458343.8689931)


Remarks: slow rise on Gaia source near the Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 08:51:21
Flux: 18.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-10 08:41:16
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/2018fcl