Discovery certificate for object 2018cqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19522 [ 2018TNSTR.839....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-17 22:14:02
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 2018cqd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bny
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:05:41.010 (181.420875) DEC = -79:25:25.25 (-79.423681)
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 08:48:28 (JD=2458285.8669907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J12053967-7925183 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-16 08:48:28
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-19 10:32:09
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/2018cqd