Discovery certificate for object 2019hwq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38333 [ 2019TNSTR1048....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-21 09:23:14
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 2019hwq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cmq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:47:31.440 (191.881) DEC = +14:32:40.49 (14.544581)
Discovery date: 2019-06-19 23:25:26 (JD=2458654.4759954)


Remarks: QSO at z=1.14 rises by 1 mag over 4 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-19 23:25:26
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-07 23:44:09
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/2019hwq