Discovery certificate for object 2018cgi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19145

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 12:11:45
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 2018cgi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:40:59.01 (310.245875) DEC = -51:10:57.86 (-51.182739)
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 20:06:43 (JD=2458270.3379977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J20405879-5110560

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-31 20:06:43
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-07 21:48:57
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/2018cgi