Discovery certificate for object 2018cbm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18960 [ 2018TNSTR.721....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-29 09:28:40
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 2018cbm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18biu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:56:16.790 (314.069958) DEC = -17:47:08.27 (-17.785631)
Discovery date: 2018-05-27 03:15:50 (JD=2458265.6359954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J205616.86-174708.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-27 03:15:50
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-30 07:36:28
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/2018cbm