Discovery certificate for object 2018bru
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18616 [ 2018TNSTR.643....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-15 16:14:35
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 2018bru
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bfh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:16:04.670 (274.019458) DEC = +03:58:59.52 (3.9832)
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 07:04:48 (JD=2458251.795)


Remarks: transient coincident with fuzzy blob in DSS and PanSTARRS, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-13 07:04:48
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-01 08:44:09
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/2018bru