Discovery certificate for object 2018bux
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18711 [ 2018TNSTR.677....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-20 21:05:33
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 2018bux
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bgo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:46:23.950 (101.599792) DEC = +27:10:13.01 (27.170281)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 10:27:50 (JD=2458254.9359954)


Remarks: blue transient close to Galactic plane coincident with faint SDSS star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 10:27:50
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-09 04:23:31
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/2018bux