Discovery certificate for object 2018cka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19297 [ 2018TNSTR.801....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-12 13:42:53
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 2018cka
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bmo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:02:42.350 (60.676458) DEC = +74:33:55.33 (74.565369)
Discovery date: 2018-05-20 13:12:00 (JD=2458259.05)


Remarks: blue hostless transient <5 arcsecs from faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-20 13:12:00
Flux: 20.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-06 13:37:55
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/2018cka