Discovery certificate for object 2018bds
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18117 [ 2018TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-30 14:41:12
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 2018bds
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bcf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:16:48.710 (64.202958) DEC = -25:29:17.66 (-25.488239)
Discovery date: 2018-04-28 16:55:12 (JD=2458237.205)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J041648.52-252918.9, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-28 16:55:12
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-21 00:51:50
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/2018bds