Discovery certificate for object 2018ckb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19298 [ 2018TNSTR.801....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-12 13:45:01
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 2018ckb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:17:39.470 (19.414458) DEC = -08:13:08.54 (-8.219039)
Discovery date: 2018-06-10 14:52:48 (JD=2458280.12)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy SDSS J011739.56-081306.8, GS-TEC predicts SN Ibc

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-10 14:52:48
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-20 19:33:36
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/2018ckb