Discovery certificate for object 2018buj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18693 [ 2018TNSTR.677....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-20 20:10:18
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 2018buj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bgb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:42:25.500 (280.60625) DEC = -75:55:14.84 (-75.920789)
Discovery date: 2018-05-15 20:26:52 (JD=2458254.3519907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J18422554-7555130

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-15 20:26:52
Flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-07 22:33:36
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/2018buj