Discovery certificate for object 2018cgp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19155

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-06 23:59:07
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 2018cgp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bkg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:21:55.680 (290.482) DEC = -63:19:04.80 (-63.318)
Discovery date: 2018-06-01 16:10:33 (JD=2458271.1739931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-01 16:10:33
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-01 14:24:00
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/2018cgp