Discovery certificate for object 2019cql
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31833 [ 2019TNSTR.475....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-01 13:19:58
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 2019cql
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bdy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:27:12.480 (156.802) DEC = -58:26:06.65 (-58.435181)
Discovery date: 2019-03-30 18:23:02 (JD=2458573.2659954)


Remarks: blue source fades by 3 mag over 5 months then brightens by 1 mag, candidate R CrB star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-30 18:23:02
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-30 16:36:28
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/2019cql