Discovery certificate for object 2018cen
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19087 [ 2018TNSTR.755....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-05 10:41:21
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018cen
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:20:38.160 (155.159) DEC = -06:48:31.82 (-6.808839)
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 15:59:02 (JD=2458268.1659954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ102038.1-064827, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 15:59:02
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-19 00:20:09
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/2018cen