Discovery certificate for object 2019azp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30075 [ 2019TNSTR.264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-22 20:18:00
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019azp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:30.350 (273.876458) DEC = -20:48:40.86 (-20.81135)
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 21:25:55 (JD=2458531.3929977)


Remarks: Galactic plane source brightens by 1.2 mag over 6 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 21:25:55
Flux: 17.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-03 15:15:50
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/2019azp