Discovery certificate for object 2019cci
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31136 [ 2019TNSTR.428....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-23 14:52:07
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 2019cci
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bbh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:53:10.890 (43.295375) DEC = -75:13:16.68 (-75.2213)
Discovery date: 2019-03-21 04:43:40 (JD=2458563.6969907)


Remarks: brightening of known QSO B0253-754

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-21 04:43:40
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-12 10:29:16
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/2019cci