Discovery certificate for object 2018fdh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21676 [ 2018TNSTR1187....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-16 10:11:02
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 2018fdh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cfb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:44:37.170 (266.154875) DEC = -27:02:02.62 (-27.034061)
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 03:05:45 (JD=2458344.6289931)


Remarks: 0.4 mag increase on Gaia source coincident with OGLE event 2018-BLG-1427

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-14 03:05:45
Flux: 18.21 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-24 01:30:43
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/2018fdh