Discovery certificate for object 2018bez
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18157 [ 2018TNSTR.581....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-05 14:11:28
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 2018bez
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bdk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:41:48.560 (10.452333) DEC = -42:41:29.69 (-42.691581)
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 08:28:19 (JD=2458241.8529977)


Remarks: candidate CV, bright blue transient near UV source GALEXMSC J004148.50-424130.0, and ASASSN-18jg

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-03 08:28:19
Flux: 15.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-17 22:09:07
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/2018bez