Discovery certificate for object 2018bhd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18229 [ 2018TNSTR.605....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-09 07:38:38
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 2018bhd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bel
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:18:22.250 (49.592708) DEC = -46:36:50.40 (-46.614)
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 14:55:40 (JD=2458246.1219907)


Remarks: candidate SN 9 arcsec away from galaxy LEDA 512858, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-07 14:55:40
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-21 04:37:55
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/2018bhd