Discovery certificate for object 2018cgf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19142 [ 2018TNSTR.766....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 12:09:12
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 2018cgf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bkb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:37:09.710 (354.290458) DEC = +26:15:34.34 (26.259539)
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 20:18:14 (JD=2458270.3459954)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy SDSS J233709.86+261533.7, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 20:18:14
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-26 20:12:28
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/2018cgf