Discovery certificate for object 2018brv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18617 [ 2018TNSTR.643....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-15 16:16:14
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 2018brv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bfi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:01.540 (273.756417) DEC = +16:28:13.94 (16.470539)
Discovery date: 2018-04-27 20:32:38 (JD=2458236.3559954)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-27 20:32:38
Flux: 20.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-27 18:46:04
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/2018brv