Discovery certificate for object 2019C
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27738 [ 2019TNSTR..11....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-02 12:13:26
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 2019C
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aaq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:02:30.870 (30.628625) DEC = -59:10:38.71 (-59.177419)
Discovery date: 2019-01-01 00:11:31 (JD=2458484.5079977)


Remarks: galaxy 2MASX J02023083-5910386 brightens by 1.2 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-01 00:11:31
Flux: 18.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-26 01:17:45
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/2019C