Discovery certificate for object 2018fed
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21700 [ 2018TNSTR1196....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-17 11:30:51
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 2018fed
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cfm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:02:23.820 (255.59925) DEC = +01:14:15.86 (1.237739)
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 09:34:33 (JD=2458345.8989931)


Remarks: reddish transient on faint blue PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-15 09:34:33
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-21 15:38:52
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/2018fed