Discovery certificate for object 2018bdd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18099 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 10:10:36
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 2018bdd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:12:44.030 (63.183458) DEC = -31:13:14.77 (-31.220769)
Discovery date: 2018-04-26 04:50:52 (JD=2458234.7019907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B041046.53-312050.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-26 04:50:52
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-27 00:18:43
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/2018bdd