Discovery certificate for object 2018bzj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18866 [ 2018TNSTR.711....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-26 11:12:54
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 2018bzj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bie
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:54:01.920 (298.508) DEC = -27:25:38.39 (-27.427331)
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 07:36:28 (JD=2458242.8169907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J19540209-2725375, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 07:36:28
Flux: 17.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-02 19:55:12
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/2018bzj