Discovery certificate for object 2019ann
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29644 [ 2019TNSTR.209....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-06 10:47:58
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 2019ann
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19alx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:17:48.960 (34.454) DEC = +01:44:49.67 (1.747131)
Discovery date: 2019-02-03 18:50:24 (JD=2458518.285)


Remarks: QSO brightens by 1.3 mag,

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-03 18:50:24
Flux: 16.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 15:04:19
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/2019ann