Discovery certificate for object 2018bx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16339 [ 2018TNSTR..32....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-01-09 09:36:28
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 2018bx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18acc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:40:28.520 (130.118833) DEC = -65:56:56.65 (-65.949069)
Discovery date: 2018-01-07 10:24:57 (JD=2458125.9339931)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended faint DSS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-01-07 10:24:57
Flux: 18.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-12 16:36:28
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/2018bx