Discovery certificate for object 2018cxf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19778 [ 2018TNSTR.902....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-29 22:11:25
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018cxf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bqn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:54:44.590 (163.685792) DEC = -48:07:08.40 (-48.119)
Discovery date: 2018-06-25 16:49:26 (JD=2458295.2009954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J10544472-4807078

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-25 16:49:26
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-26 09:18:43
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/2018cxf