Discovery certificate for object 2018bze
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18861 [ 2018TNSTR.711....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-26 05:16:02
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 2018bze
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bhz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:12:01.930 (138.008042) DEC = -70:21:45.50 (-70.362639)
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 02:58:33 (JD=2458257.6239931)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 02:58:33
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-12 09:21:36
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/2018bze