Discovery certificate for object 2018bzv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18883 [ 2018TNSTR.717....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-28 02:57:23
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 2018bzv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bin
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:49:08.750 (297.286458) DEC = -07:37:45.05 (-7.629181)
Discovery date: 2018-05-21 15:08:38 (JD=2458260.1309954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J19490876-0737493

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-21 15:08:38
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-30 19:35:02
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/2018bzv