Discovery certificate for object 2018bfj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18173 [ 2018TNSTR.586....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-06 22:36:37
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 2018bfj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bdn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:33:59.240 (83.496833) DEC = -05:46:23.16 (-5.7731)
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 15:40:19 (JD=2458243.1529977)


Remarks: YSO V1417 Ori brightens by over 1 mag in 1 day

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 15:40:19
Flux: 16.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-29 06:50:23
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/2018bfj