Discovery certificate for object 2019hto
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38146 [ 2019TNSTR1036....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-19 06:36:30
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 2019hto
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cle
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:40:01.740 (190.00725) DEC = -10:44:57.77 (-10.749381)
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 11:00:57 (JD=2458651.9589931)


Remarks: galaxy 2MASX J12400175-1044575 brightens by 1 mag over almost 5 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 11:00:57
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-06 21:53:16
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/2019hto