Discovery certificate for object 2018cht
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19203 [ 2018TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 10:37:18
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018cht
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18blm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:44:31.440 (356.131) DEC = -16:36:15.70 (-16.604361)
Discovery date: 2018-06-05 13:17:45 (JD=2458275.0539931)


Remarks: candidate SN close to extended PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-05 13:17:45
Flux: 17.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-15 13:39:21
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/2018cht