Discovery certificate for object 2018bw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16338 [ 2018TNSTR..32....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-09 09:34:49
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 2018bw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18acb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:02:39.530 (90.664708) DEC = -75:26:23.64 (-75.4399)
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 04:39:21 (JD=2458126.6939931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy LEDA 1139795, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-08 04:39:21
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-15 12:34:33
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/2018bw