Discovery certificate for object 2018fcz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21668 [ 2018TNSTR1180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 22:26:08
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 2018fcz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cew
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:42:38.850 (265.661875) DEC = -27:54:37.48 (-27.910411)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 21:04:19 (JD=2458344.3779977)


Remarks: red transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 21:04:19
Flux: 16.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 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/2018fcz