Discovery certificate for object 2018buv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18709 [ 2018TNSTR.677....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-20 21:01:37
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 2018buv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bgm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:58:49.800 (104.7075) DEC = -20:51:00.29 (-20.850081)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 21:43:12 (JD=2458255.405)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J06585002-2051114, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 21:43:12
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-25 15:47:31
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/2018buv