Discovery certificate for object 2018foe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22023 [ 2018TNSTR1267....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-31 17:03:55
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 2018foe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18ckh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:20:03.980 (140.016583) DEC = -76:29:46.25 (-76.496181)
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 01:50:52 (JD=2458357.5769907)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-27 01:50:52
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-23 04:09:07
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/2018foe