Discovery certificate for object 2018bxz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18829 [ 2018TNSTR.708....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-25 07:59:31
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 2018bxz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bhd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:40:31.390 (100.130792) DEC = -34:24:25.92 (-34.4072)
Discovery date: 2018-05-15 15:28:48 (JD=2458254.145)


Remarks: candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-15 15:28:48
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-23 03:34:33
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/2018bxz