Discovery certificate for object 2019htp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38147 [ 2019TNSTR1036....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-19 06:38:17
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 2019htp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19clf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:19:03.290 (199.763708) DEC = -30:35:51.40 (-30.597611)
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 16:42:14 (JD=2458652.1959954)


Remarks: 0.8 mag steady rise over 3 years on a bluish source, likely QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 16:42:14
Flux: 17.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-11 15:37:26
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/2019htp