Discovery certificate for object 2018cxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19794 [ 2018TNSTR.906....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-30 05:15:31
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 2018cxo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bqr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:59:57.190 (254.988292) DEC = +20:56:06.97 (20.935269)
Discovery date: 2018-06-26 04:55:12 (JD=2458295.705)


Remarks: rising candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J165957.17+205611.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-26 04:55:12
Flux: 19.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-08 02:25:26
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/2018cxo