Discovery certificate for object 2019htx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38163 [ 2019TNSTR1036....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-19 14:03:58
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 2019htx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19clr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:08:00.560 (272.002333) DEC = -70:18:51.52 (-70.314311)
Discovery date: 2019-06-18 05:35:31 (JD=2458652.7329977)


Remarks: erratic source brightens by a further 0.6 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-18 05:35:31
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-11 01:20:38
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/2019htx