Discovery certificate for object 2018bed
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18131 [ 2018TNSTR.570....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-02 21:15:47
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 2018bed
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bcr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:55:03.180 (118.76325) DEC = +14:21:27.32 (14.357589)
Discovery date: 2018-05-01 10:22:04 (JD=2458239.9319907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J075503.21+142127.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-01 10:22:04
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-01 00:33:07
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/2018bed