Discovery certificate for object 2018cqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19519 [ 2018TNSTR.839....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-17 22:12:18
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 2018cqa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bnv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:47:45.780 (221.94075) DEC = +32:45:06.80 (32.751889)
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 10:42:14 (JD=2458285.9459954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J144746.09+324510.8 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 10:42:14
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-02 07:49:26
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/2018cqa