Discovery certificate for object 2018bza
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18856 [ 2018TNSTR.711....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-26 05:12:02
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 2018bza
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bhu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:04:34.150 (136.142292) DEC = -36:36:11.63 (-36.603231)
Discovery date: 2018-05-22 15:31:40 (JD=2458261.1469907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-22 15:31:40
Flux: 16.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-17 21:56:09
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/2018bza