Discovery certificate for object 2018brt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18615 [ 2018TNSTR.643....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-15 16:11:58
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 2018brt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bfg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:30:33.830 (22.640958) DEC = -81:26:38.15 (-81.443931)
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 08:38:24 (JD=2458251.86)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J01303169-8126411

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 08:38:24
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-12 08:54:14
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/2018brt