Discovery certificate for object 2018cgq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19156 [ 2018TNSTR.771....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-07 00:00:03
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 2018cgq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bkh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:02.540 (13.510583) DEC = +47:10:50.56 (47.180711)
Discovery date: 2018-06-02 00:05:45 (JD=2458271.5039931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG+08-02-017, coincident with MASTER J005402.48+471, GS-TEC predicts SN II

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-02 00:05:45
Flux: 17.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-26 07:48:00
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/2018cgq