Discovery certificate for object 2018bcv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18091 [ 2018TNSTR.561....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-29 16:21:09
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 2018bcv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:29:04.660 (352.269417) DEC = -18:30:59.83 (-18.516619)
Discovery date: 2018-04-18 21:38:52 (JD=2458227.4019907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 867156, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-18 21:38:52
Flux: 20.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-14 07:39:21
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/2018bcv