Discovery certificate for object 2019ayq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30047 [ 2019TNSTR.254....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-18 17:33:39
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 2019ayq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19apq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:46:00.910 (266.503792) DEC = -24:45:33.16 (-24.759211)
Discovery date: 2019-02-15 17:18:14 (JD=2458530.2209954)


Remarks: red Galactic plane source brightens by 1mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-15 17:18:14
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-06 20:25:26
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/2019ayq