Discovery certificate for object 2018bj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16320 [ 2018TNSTR..23....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-07 21:01:56
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 2018bj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18abm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:14:38.690 (153.661208) DEC = -50:12:13.39 (-50.203719)
Discovery date: 2018-01-05 10:06:14 (JD=2458123.9209954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J10143881-5012119, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-05 10:06:14
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-09 16:17:45
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/2018bj