Discovery certificate for object 2018fcx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21665 [ 2018TNSTR1180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-15 22:22:58
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 2018fcx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:05:56.720 (61.486333) DEC = -15:08:43.62 (-15.14545)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 18:47:31 (JD=2458344.2829977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG-03-11-010

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 18:47:31
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-04 09:23:02
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/2018fcx