Discovery certificate for object 2018fcq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21658 [ 2018TNSTR1180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 10:54:17
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 2018fcq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:42:02.030 (265.508458) DEC = -30:09:34.52 (-30.159589)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 09:01:26 (JD=2458343.8759954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 09:01:26
Flux: 16.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 20:13:55
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/2018fcq