Discovery certificate for object 2018fmc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21965 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 14:31:24
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 2018fmc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cit
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:04:04.870 (106.020292) DEC = +28:10:33.96 (28.1761)
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 23:52:48 (JD=2458352.495)


Remarks: apparently hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-21 23:52:48
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 12:18:43
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/2018fmc