Discovery certificate for object 2019hwc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38316 [ 2019TNSTR1048....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-21 02:49:38
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 2019hwc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cmc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:26:16.680 (201.5695) DEC = -25:08:23.57 (-25.139881)
Discovery date: 2019-06-18 22:48:00 (JD=2458653.45)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with UV Source brightens erratically by almost 1.5 mag in ~5 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-18 22:48:00
Flux: 17.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-07 13:27:50
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/2019hwc