Discovery certificate for object 2018cnc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19402 [ 2018TNSTR.819....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-14 07:54:23
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 2018cnc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bnc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:27:21.230 (36.838458) DEC = +66:24:29.34 (66.40815)
Discovery date: 2018-06-12 11:49:55 (JD=2458281.9929977)


Remarks: Slow decline of red Gaia source, 0.4 mag over 2 months.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-12 11:49:55
Flux: 19.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-28 05:38:24
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/2018cnc