Discovery certificate for object 2019hps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37949 [ 2019TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-16 14:34:32
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 2019hps
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cim
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:50:20.720 (357.586333) DEC = +18:37:22.91 (18.623031)
Discovery date: 2019-06-13 15:37:26 (JD=2458648.1509954)


Remarks: Known UV source GALEXASC J235020.69+183723.2 brigtens by 0.6mag over 4.5 years.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-13 15:37:26
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 09:38:52
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/2019hps