Discovery Date: 2018-08-12 09:43:37 UTC
Discovery MJD: 58342.41
Disc g-Mag: 16.45±0.13
Latest Date: 2023-06-06 10:45:27 UTC
Latest MJD: 60101.45
Latest g-Mag: 16.67±0.07
Transient Name Server
The transient was discovered on 21st January 2021 at 15:41:45 (MJD 59235.65) by GaiaAlerts as Gaia21akj with a discovery magnitude of G = 12.06..
Sherlock Contextual Classification
The transient is synonymous with BLLac; a G=13.84 mag galaxy found in the NED/NED_D/MILLIQUAS/GAIA/VERON catalogues. Its located 0.5" (0.9 Kpc) from the galaxy core. A host distance of 430.0 Mpc(z=0.069) implies a m - M = 38.17.
Difference Image Lightcurve
Access the data from this plot in the ZTF Alert Packet Data table below.