Discovery certificate for object 2018kvz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27354 [ 2018TNSTR1982....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-26 23:37:24
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 2018kvz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dzj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:44:20.390 (116.084958) DEC = -69:19:07.10 (-69.318639)
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 11:45:36 (JD=2458477.99)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with QSO PKS 0744-691 brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-25 11:45:36
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-07 13:14:52
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/2018kvz