Discovery certificate for object 2018cgx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19174

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-07 19:03:45
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 2018cgx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:42:21.46 (310.589417) DEC = -58:39:30.53 (-58.658481)
Discovery date: 2018-06-02 22:00:28 (JD=2458272.4169907)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-02 22:00:28
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-09 15:54:43
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/2018cgx