Discovery certificate for object 2019aqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29750 [ 2019TNSTR.218....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-08 12:58:03
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 2019aqd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aml
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:00:57.990 (90.241625) DEC = -15:09:00.76 (-15.150211)
Discovery date: 2019-02-06 18:02:52 (JD=2458521.2519907)


Remarks: faint red Gaia source brightens by a magnitude and gets bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-06 18:02:52
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-24 06:41:45
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/2019aqd