Discovery certificate for object 2018bdx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18124 [ 2018TNSTR.567....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-01 11:38:24
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 2018bdx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bcl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:07:51.270 (136.963625) DEC = +16:38:29.62 (16.641561)
Discovery date: 2018-04-29 16:39:21 (JD=2458238.1939931)


Remarks: new blue source 14 arcsec from galaxy 2MASX J09075074+1638177, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-29 16:39:21
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-05 16:46:33
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/2018bdx