Discovery certificate for object 2018bdi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18104 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 10:39:46
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 2018bdi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:23:26.510 (305.860458) DEC = +06:40:00.77 (6.666881)
Discovery date: 2018-04-26 01:12:00 (JD=2458234.55)


Remarks: blue transient on faint blue star SDSS J202326.51+064000.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-26 01:12:00
Flux: 17.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-30 09:04:19
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/2018bdi