Discovery certificate for object 2019hcs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37268 [ 2019TNSTR.962....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-09 21:43:45
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 2019hcs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:02:42.560 (135.677333) DEC = +30:23:04.70 (30.384639)
Discovery date: 2019-06-08 05:42:43 (JD=2458642.7379977)


Remarks: 0.5mag rise on a known z=0.59 QSO.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-08 05:42:43
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-17 15:51:50
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/2019hcs