Discovery certificate for object 2019azx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30084 [ 2019TNSTR.270....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-24 20:22:14
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 2019azx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:38:06.490 (204.527042) DEC = -64:21:22.93 (-64.356369)
Discovery date: 2019-02-17 10:33:36 (JD=2458531.94)


Remarks: red star near galactic plane brightens by 2 mag over 3 months, candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-17 10:33:36
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 21:53:16
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/2019azx