Discovery certificate for object 2018bzt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18881 [ 2018TNSTR.717....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-28 02:56:02
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 2018bzt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bil
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:28:48.110 (307.200458) DEC = -11:01:20.24 (-11.022289)
Discovery date: 2018-05-24 15:10:04 (JD=2458263.1319907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-24 15:10:04
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-29 15:12:57
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/2018bzt