Discovery certificate for object 2019hpq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37947 [ 2019TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-16 14:33:45
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 2019hpq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cik
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:54:32.120 (178.633833) DEC = -18:54:32.47 (-18.909019)
Discovery date: 2019-06-13 22:53:45 (JD=2458648.4539931)


Remarks: Blue source brightens by 0.7 mag over 4.5 years.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-13 22:53:45
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-03 18:23:02
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/2019hpq