Discovery certificate for object 2018cga
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19135 [ 2018TNSTR.766....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 11:49:30
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 2018cga
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bju
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:10:43.250 (317.680208) DEC = -40:29:09.13 (-40.485869)
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 19:55:12 (JD=2458243.33)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS source. declining, GS-TEC predicts SNIa

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-04 19:55:12
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-07 15:51:50
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/2018cga