Discovery certificate for object 2018bya
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18830 [ 2018TNSTR.708....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-25 08:00:10
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 2018bya
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bhe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:13:35.570 (288.398208) DEC = +56:49:20.46 (56.82235)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 19:56:38 (JD=2458255.3309954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J19133547+5649205

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 19:56:38
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-17 12:24:28
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/2018bya