Discovery certificate for object 2018bcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18073 [ 2018TNSTR.559....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-28 21:34:01
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 2018bcj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bar
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:57:38.220 (359.40925) DEC = -21:43:09.01 (-21.719169)
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 21:48:57 (JD=2458230.4089931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 21:48:57
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-15 01:33:36
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/2018bcj