Discovery certificate for object 2019alq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29565 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 10:27:48
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 2019alq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:11:03.600 (122.765) DEC = -30:16:24.42 (-30.27345)
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 05:26:52 (JD=2458516.7269907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J08110355-3016217

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 05:26:52
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 05:45:36
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/2019alq