Discovery certificate for object 2019hqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37960 [ 2019TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-16 18:02:18
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 2019hqa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cit
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:35:27.420 (188.86425) DEC = -30:51:56.41 (-30.865669)
Discovery date: 2019-06-14 22:42:14 (JD=2458649.4459954)


Remarks: long-term brightening of ~0.5 mags in Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-14 22:42:14
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-01-28 21:23:02
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/2019hqa