Discovery certificate for object 2018cnu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19428 [ 2018TNSTR.825....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-15 23:11:24
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: SN 2018cnu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bno
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:10:02.210 (32.509208) DEC = +37:02:18.31 (37.038419)
Discovery date: 2018-06-14 08:06:43 (JD=2458283.8379977)


Remarks: bright candidate SN near galaxy AGC 121108, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-14 08:06:43
Flux: 16.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-22 01:27:50
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/2018cnu