Discovery certificate for object 2018cge
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19141 [ 2018TNSTR.766....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 12:08:24
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 2018cge
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bka
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:52:03.600 (178.015) DEC = -32:35:00.64 (-32.583511)
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 21:31:40 (JD=2458270.3969907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 440-21

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 21:31:40
Flux: 17.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-28 17:19:40
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/2018cge