Discovery certificate for object 2018bsa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18623 [ 2018TNSTR.648....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-16 08:55:00
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 2018bsa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bfm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:13:23.500 (93.347917) DEC = -30:01:00.16 (-30.016711)
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 03:30:14 (JD=2458252.6459954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-14 03:30:14
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-24 15:31:40
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/2018bsa