Discovery certificate for object 2018cgd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19140 [ 2018TNSTR.766....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 12:07:25
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 2018cgd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bjz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:38:44.840 (174.686833) DEC = -26:41:28.86 (-26.69135)
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 21:37:26 (JD=2458270.4009954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J11384438-2641237, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 21:37:26
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-26 23:19:40
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/2018cgd