Discovery certificate for object 2019hiq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37583 [ 2019TNSTR.985....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-11 15:37:53
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 2019hiq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cfu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:29:53.930 (322.474708) DEC = -27:44:09.46 (-27.735961)
Discovery date: 2019-06-09 20:48:28 (JD=2458644.3669907)


Remarks: candidate QSO brightens by 0.7 mag in 3 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-09 20:48:28
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-18 03:00:00
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/2019hiq