Discovery certificate for object 2018cns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19425 [ 2018TNSTR.825....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-15 23:09:20
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 2018cns
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bnl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:12:02.380 (213.009917) DEC = +27:02:50.10 (27.04725)
Discovery date: 2018-06-14 10:33:36 (JD=2458283.94)


Remarks: blue transient near centre of galaxy SDSS J141202.38+270250.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-14 10:33:36
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-07 21:25:55
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/2018cns