Discovery certificate for object 2018cbp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18963 [ 2018TNSTR.721....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-29 09:31:36
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 2018cbp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bix
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:02:38.670 (225.661125) DEC = -67:38:24.58 (-67.640161)
Discovery date: 2018-05-26 20:45:36 (JD=2458265.365)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 3076282 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-26 20:45:36
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-04 10:46:33
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/2018cbp