Discovery certificate for object 2018frc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22121 [ 2018TNSTR1279....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-02 16:48:52
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 2018frc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cln
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:11:00.500 (92.752083) DEC = +43:14:09.35 (43.235931)
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 17:45:36 (JD=2458361.24)


Remarks: Gaia source near Galactic plane brightens by almost 3 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-30 17:45:36
Flux: 15.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-12 01:23:31
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/2018frc