Discovery certificate for object 2019hct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37271 [ 2019TNSTR.962....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-09 21:45:59
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 2019hct
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ceb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:24:57.940 (321.241417) DEC = -07:32:21.55 (-7.539319)
Discovery date: 2019-06-07 10:13:26 (JD=2458641.9259954)


Remarks: ~0.5mag on a known z=0.52 QSO.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-07 10:13:26
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-27 21:04:19
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/2019hct