Discovery certificate for object 2018gik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 22681 [ 2018TNSTR1385....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-15 16:57:52
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 2018gik
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:43:28.670 (100.869458) DEC = -35:45:54.04 (-35.765011)
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 01:01:55 (JD=2458375.5429977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 366-12

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-14 01:01:55
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-23 20:48:28
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/2018gik