Discovery certificate for object 2018bgl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18209 [ 2018TNSTR.592....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-07 11:23:21
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 2018bgl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:04:48.550 (316.202292) DEC = -38:04:46.24 (-38.079511)
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 07:52:19 (JD=2458242.8279977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J21044851-3804436

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 07:52:19
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-07 03:48:57
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/2018bgl