Discovery certificate for object 2019ais
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29448 [ 2019TNSTR.179....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-01 10:03:18
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 2019ais
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ajq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:26:17.000 (216.570833) DEC = +15:12:02.56 (15.200711)
Discovery date: 2019-01-02 11:42:43 (JD=2458485.9879977)


Remarks: QSO SDSS J142617.00+151202.6 fades by >1 mag over 1 year

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-02 11:42:43
Flux: 20.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-11 05:39:50
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/2019ais