Discovery certificate for object 2018bdm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18110 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 10:56:30
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: SN 2018bdm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bby
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:28:01.990 (277.008292) DEC = +16:07:40.58 (16.127939)
Discovery date: 2018-04-27 12:48:57 (JD=2458236.0339931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy UGC 11242

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-27 12:48:57
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-22 21:12:57
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/2018bdm