Discovery certificate for object 2018cnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19416 [ 2018TNSTR.825....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-15 11:52:05
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 2018cnk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bnf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:34:03.450 (203.514375) DEC = +61:43:40.58 (61.727939)
Discovery date: 2018-06-13 05:03:50 (JD=2458282.7109954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy CGCG 294-045

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-13 05:03:50
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-08 17:41:16
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/2018cnk