Discovery certificate for object 2018bdp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18113 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 12:13:05
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 2018bdp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bcb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:05:20.470 (286.335292) DEC = +08:36:10.15 (8.602819)
Discovery date: 2018-04-28 00:59:02 (JD=2458236.5409954)


Remarks: candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-28 00:59:02
Flux: 17.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-25 07:27:50
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/2018bdp