Discovery certificate for object 2018bgh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18203 [ 2018TNSTR.592....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-07 11:19:31
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: SN 2018bgh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bdu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:08:52.730 (347.219708) DEC = -50:02:48.80 (-50.046889)
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 22:04:48 (JD=2458221.42)


Remarks: candidate SN 11 arcsecs from galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B230601.17-501854.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-12 22:04:48
Flux: 20.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-08 01:07:40
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/2018bgh