Discovery certificate for object 2019auf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29879 [ 2019TNSTR.229....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-11 14:31:57
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 2019auf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19anu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:00:10.470 (15.043625) DEC = +31:27:10.76 (31.452989)
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 19:22:04 (JD=2458523.3069907)


Remarks: QSO B0057+311 brightens by 1 mag in 7 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 19:22:04
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-06 02:09:36
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/2019auf