Discovery certificate for object 2019brs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30709 [ 2019TNSTR.366....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-12 17:15:59
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 2019brs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19axp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:27:46.400 (216.943333) DEC = +29:30:38.27 (29.510631)
Discovery date: 2019-03-10 14:26:52 (JD=2458553.1019907)


Remarks: QSO with little prior variability in Gaia brightens by 1 mag. SDSS spectrum.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-10 14:26:52
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-06 05:34:04
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/2019brs