Discovery certificate for object 2018bes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18150 [ 2018TNSTR.581....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-05 11:10:22
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 2018bes
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bdd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:26:28.440 (291.6185) DEC = -09:54:06.12 (-9.9017)
Discovery date: 2018-05-01 13:17:45 (JD=2458240.0539931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-01 13:17:45
Flux: 17.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-29 21:27:21
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/2018bes