Discovery certificate for object 2018bzu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18882 [ 2018TNSTR.717....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-28 02:56:42
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 2018bzu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bim
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:22:59.720 (335.748833) DEC = +47:19:01.63 (47.317119)
Discovery date: 2018-05-25 00:14:24 (JD=2458263.51)


Remarks: Gaia source near Galactic plane brightens by 0.4 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-25 00:14:24
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-31 10:12:00
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/2018bzu