Discovery certificate for object 2018bdk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18107 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 10:51:26
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 2018bdk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:24:32.500 (126.135417) DEC = +03:38:31.85 (3.642181)
Discovery date: 2018-04-01 06:21:36 (JD=2458209.765)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J082432.59+033831.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-01 06:21:36
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-01 04:35:02
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/2018bdk