Discovery certificate for object 2018bcl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18077 [ 2018TNSTR.561....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-29 15:31:02
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 2018bcl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:14:56.300 (33.734583) DEC = -32:12:30.28 (-32.208411)
Discovery date: 2018-04-25 16:24:57 (JD=2458234.1839931)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2815800

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-25 16:24:57
Flux: 16.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-08 00:10:04
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/2018bcl