Discovery certificate for object 2018bdn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18111 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 10:57:26
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 2018bdn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:33:37.590 (113.406625) DEC = -05:12:44.75 (-5.212431)
Discovery date: 2018-03-27 18:17:16 (JD=2458205.2619907)


Remarks: transient near faint DSS source close to Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-27 18:17:16
Flux: 19.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-25 12:17:16
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/2018bdn