Discovery certificate for object 2018cna
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19400 [ 2018TNSTR.812....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-13 22:43:44
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 2018cna
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bna
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:23:02.400 (230.76) DEC = -78:20:33.83 (-78.342731)
Discovery date: 2018-06-12 08:47:02 (JD=2458281.8659954)


Remarks: blue transient rising on DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-12 08:47:02
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 16:24:57
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/2018cna