Discovery certificate for object 2018cbo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18962 [ 2018TNSTR.721....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-29 09:30:38
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 2018cbo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18biw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:07:48.330 (346.951375) DEC = +48:35:51.14 (48.597539)
Discovery date: 2018-05-26 18:10:04 (JD=2458265.2569907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2321158 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-26 18:10:04
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-04 14:12:28
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/2018cbo