Discovery certificate for object 2018cho
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19195 [ 2018TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 10:06:27
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 2018cho
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18blf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:13:26.520 (3.3605) DEC = +17:29:19.57 (17.488769)
Discovery date: 2018-06-04 06:38:52 (JD=2458273.7769907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy IC 4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-04 06:38:52
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-25 02:00:57
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/2018cho