Discovery certificate for object 2018fcr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21659 [ 2018TNSTR1180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 11:39:05
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 2018fcr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ceq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:16:42.770 (244.178208) DEC = +04:12:28.33 (4.207869)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:38:52 (JD=2458343.6519907)


Remarks: Brightening of AGN 2MASX J16164277+0412288

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 03:38:52
Flux: 15.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-26 09:59:02
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/2018fcr