Discovery certificate for object 2018buy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18712 [ 2018TNSTR.677....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-20 21:06:41
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 2018buy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bgp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:52:02.980 (103.012417) DEC = +16:33:50.51 (16.564031)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 22:17:45 (JD=2458255.4289931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient close to Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 22:17:45
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-05 04:11:59
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/2018buy