Discovery certificate for object 2018fco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21656 [ 2018TNSTR1180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 10:52:11
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 2018fco
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ceo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:49:07.080 (267.2795) DEC = -33:59:13.92 (-33.9872)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 02:58:33 (JD=2458343.6239931)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~0.7 mags, coincident with OGLE event 2018-BLG-1356

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 02:58:33
Flux: 17.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 16:03:21
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/2018fco