Discovery certificate for object 2019aaq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29167 [ 2019TNSTR.135....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-24 20:15:42
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 2019aaq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19agw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:11:48.360 (92.9515) DEC = -66:24:33.80 (-66.409389)
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 11:39:50 (JD=2458505.9859954)


Remarks: Seyfert 1.5 galaxy IGR J06117-6625 brightens by approx 0.6 mag over 4 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 11:39:50
Flux: 16.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-13 07:29:16
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/2019aaq