Discovery certificate for object 2018bzb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18857 [ 2018TNSTR.711....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-26 05:12:48
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 2018bzb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bhv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:33:14.520 (293.3105) DEC = +07:36:06.91 (7.601919)
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 13:04:48 (JD=2458258.045)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 13:04:48
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-27 13:04:48
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/2018bzb