Discovery certificate for object 2018byx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18853 [ 2018TNSTR.711....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-26 04:56:01
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 2018byx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bhr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:20:49.870 (110.207792) DEC = -28:12:22.90 (-28.206361)
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 09:46:04 (JD=2458231.9069907)


Remarks: Hostless transient, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-23 09:46:04
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-22 17:58:33
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/2018byx