Discovery certificate for object 2018cfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19132 [ 2018TNSTR.755....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-05 23:37:53
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 2018cfx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bjt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:37:23.130 (264.346375) DEC = -65:34:06.96 (-65.5686)
Discovery date: 2018-05-21 02:24:00 (JD=2458259.6)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J173723.04-653405.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-21 02:24:00
Flux: 19.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-04 22:30:43
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/2018cfx