Discovery certificate for object 2018cnt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19426 [ 2018TNSTR.825....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-15 23:10:00
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 2018cnt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bnm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:15:56.260 (213.984417) DEC = +67:26:51.68 (67.447689)
Discovery date: 2018-06-14 11:09:36 (JD=2458283.965)


Remarks: blue transient near faint smudge in PanSTARRS, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-14 11:09:36
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-10 11:42:43
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/2018cnt