Discovery certificate for object 2018cte
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19634 [ 2018TNSTR.863....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-21 23:08:18
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 2018cte
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bpb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:01:11.630 (45.298458) DEC = -01:55:44.69 (-1.929081)
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 02:52:48.000 (JD=2458288.62)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy MCG+00-08-068

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 02:52:48.000
Flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-14 18:43:12
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018cte