Discovery certificate for object 2019alg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29550 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 09:47:26
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 2019alg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:49:00.560 (342.252333) DEC = +21:07:02.71 (21.117419)
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 19:37:55 (JD=2458516.3179977)


Remarks: brightening of known QSO ICRF J224900.5+210702

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 19:37:55
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-23 16:27:50
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/2019alg