Discovery certificate for object 2018bco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18081 [ 2018TNSTR.561....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-29 16:09:11
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 2018bco
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:00:29.320 (255.122167) DEC = +32:43:59.84 (32.733289)
Discovery date: 2018-04-25 00:23:02 (JD=2458233.5159954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2010106

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-25 00:23:02
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-16 15:10:04
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/2018bco