Discovery certificate for object 2018juf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26257 [ 2018TNSTR1920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-14 14:51:35
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 2018juf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18duc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:47:32.760 (191.8865) DEC = +08:49:22.48 (8.822911)
Discovery date: 2018-12-10 16:19:12 (JD=2458463.18)


Remarks: QSO SDSS J124732.75+084922.4 brightens by 0.4 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-10 16:19:12
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-25 03:05:45
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/2018juf