Discovery certificate for object 2019bmf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30504 [ 2019TNSTR.325....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-05 10:08:48
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 2019bmf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19auy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:42:58.810 (250.745042) DEC = +39:48:37.12 (39.810311)
Discovery date: 2019-03-03 02:28:19 (JD=2458545.6029977)


Remarks: QSO brightens by 0.8 mag over 4 months, previous event seen

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-03 02:28:19
Flux: 16.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-18 11:57:07
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/2019bmf