Discovery certificate for object 2018joz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26072 [ 2018TNSTR1892....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-09 22:16:49
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 2018joz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dsk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:47:27.360 (191.864) DEC = +22:33:15.12 (22.5542)
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 06:00:00 (JD=2458459.75)


Remarks: Known QSO SDSS J124727.35+223315.1 (SDSS spectrum) brightens by 0.4 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 06:00:00
Flux: 18.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-24 22:53:45
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/2018joz