Discovery certificate for object 2018cgh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19144 [ 2018TNSTR.766....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 12:10:49
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 2018cgh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bkd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:27:13.210 (186.805042) DEC = -47:45:26.06 (-47.757239)
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 03:15:50 (JD=2458269.6359954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 03:15:50
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-27 03:18:43
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/2018cgh