Discovery certificate for object 2018cfw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19131

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-05 23:37:05
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: SN 2018cfw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bjs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:40:19.87 (310.082792) DEC = -18:01:07.93 (-18.018869)
Discovery date: 2018-05-26 03:17:16 (JD=2458264.6369907)


Remarks: candidate SN near UV bright galaxy 2MASX J20402011-1801072. GS-TEC predicts SNIa

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-26 03:17:16
Flux: 17.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-30 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/2018cfw