Discovery certificate for object 2019bqs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30680 [ 2019TNSTR.358....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-10 22:39:30
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 2019bqs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19awv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:48:38.140 (57.158917) DEC = -27:49:13.51 (-27.820419)
Discovery date: 2019-03-07 05:28:19 (JD=2458549.7279977)


Remarks: long term brightening of quasar QSO B0346-279

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-07 05:28:19
Flux: 15.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-20 00:43:12
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/2019bqs