Discovery certificate for object 2019hit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37587 [ 2019TNSTR.985....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-11 15:43:37
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 2019hit
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cfy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:53:40.140 (208.41725) DEC = -66:39:57.67 (-66.666019)
Discovery date: 2019-06-09 16:03:21 (JD=2458644.1689931)


Remarks: Gaia source consistent with radio source PMN J1353-6640 fades by 1.2 mag in 1 year, candidate QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-09 16:03:21
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-15 04:49:26
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/2019hit