Discovery certificate for object 2019azk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30068 [ 2019TNSTR.264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-22 12:01:22
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 2019azk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:17:47.720 (244.448833) DEC = -49:26:48.41 (-49.446781)
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 11:51:21 (JD=2458530.9939931)


Remarks: Galactic plane source brightens by 3 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 11:51:21
Flux: 17.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-28 04:07:40
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/2019azk