Discovery certificate for object 2018cik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19227 [ 2018TNSTR.786....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-09 21:16:51
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 2018cik
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bly
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:05:13.950 (331.308125) DEC = -66:37:07.03 (-66.618619)
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 16:03:21 (JD=2458277.1689931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J22051357-6637076

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-07 16:03:21
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-09 22:06:14
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/2018cik