Discovery certificate for object 2018bzg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18863 [ 2018TNSTR.711....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-26 05:17:36
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 2018bzg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bib
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:20:41.160 (80.1715) DEC = +65:57:51.55 (65.964319)
Discovery date: 2018-05-22 13:01:55 (JD=2458261.0429977)


Remarks: candidate SN rising near galaxy LEDA 2682332 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-22 13:01:55
Flux: 17.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-04 19:27:50
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/2018bzg