Discovery certificate for object 2018enz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21189 [ 2018TNSTR1083....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-03 18:31:03
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 2018enz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bzc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:28.570 (16.869042) DEC = +03:33:48.60 (3.5635)
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 08:29:45 (JD=2458331.8539931)


Remarks: erratically variable Gaia source coincident with MASTER QSO candidate brightens by ~3 mag.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 08:29:45
Flux: 17.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-25 02:08:09
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/2018enz