Discovery certificate for object 2018bwf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18768 [ 2018TNSTR.688....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-22 09:57:45
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 2018bwf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bgw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:56:13.000 (284.054167) DEC = -38:53:41.42 (-38.894839)
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 15:40:19 (JD=2458258.1529977)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 15:40:19
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-11 09:33:07
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/2018bwf