Discovery certificate for object 2018chr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19199 [ 2018TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 10:33:34
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 2018chr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bli
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:06.820 (359.028417) DEC = -00:54:42.88 (-0.911911)
Discovery date: 2018-06-04 20:47:02 (JD=2458274.3659954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy IC 1516

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-04 20:47:02
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-19 19:50:52
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/2018chr