Discovery certificate for object 2019bfo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30260 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 15:28:42
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 2019bfo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aso
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:17:51.850 (109.466042) DEC = +45:38:03.23 (45.634231)
Discovery date: 2019-02-23 07:01:55 (JD=2458537.7929977)


Remarks: long term brightening of QSO 7C 071413.19+454336.00

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-23 07:01:55
Flux: 17.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-09 18:24:28
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/2019bfo