Discovery certificate for object 2018bdl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18108 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 10:53:25
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 2018bdl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:47.300 (359.197083) DEC = -26:37:50.88 (-26.6308)
Discovery date: 2018-04-19 02:03:50 (JD=2458227.5859954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ235648.1-263741

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-19 02:03:50
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-14 01:29:16
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/2018bdl