Discovery certificate for object 2019azj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30067 [ 2019TNSTR.264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-22 12:00:18
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 2019azj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19apz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:16:57.730 (274.240542) DEC = -19:53:30.88 (-19.891911)
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 21:24:28 (JD=2458531.3919907)


Remarks: Star near reflection nebular NGC 6590 brightens by >1 mag, previous dimming events seen

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 21:24:28
Flux: 16.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-03 17:02:24
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/2019azj