Discovery certificate for object 2018bch
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18071 [ 2018TNSTR.559....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-28 21:30:51
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 2018bch
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:33:50.050 (248.458542) DEC = +39:15:48.20 (39.263389)
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 12:14:24 (JD=2458232.01)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy IC 4612

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 12:14:24
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-14 19:20:38
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/2018bch