Discovery certificate for object 2018bgs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18217 [ 2018TNSTR.599....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-08 11:04:29
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 2018bgs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bed
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:21:35.040 (215.396) DEC = +49:32:50.03 (49.547231)
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 17:52:48 (JD=2458245.245)


Remarks: candidate SN in cluster of galaxies ZwCl 1420+4952 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-06 17:52:48
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-19 13:36:28
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/2018bgs