Discovery certificate for object 2019htu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38160 [ 2019TNSTR1036....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-19 14:00:16
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 2019htu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19clo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:03:18.670 (0.827792) DEC = -19:27:22.43 (-19.456231)
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 22:17:45 (JD=2458652.4289931)


Remarks: QSO ICRF J000318.6-192722 brightens by 1.5 mag over 1 month

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 22:17:45
Flux: 17.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-25 07:45:07
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/2019htu