Discovery certificate for object 2018bgx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18222 [ 2018TNSTR.599....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-08 15:29:27
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 2018bgx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bei
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:59:59.950 (74.999792) DEC = -18:35:45.35 (-18.595931)
Discovery date: 2018-04-30 05:09:36 (JD=2458238.715)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 866200

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-30 05:09:36
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-30 03:23:02
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/2018bgx