Discovery certificate for object 2019iac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38478 [ 2019TNSTR1058....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-23 23:54:46
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 2019iac
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cop
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:28:12.930 (337.053875) DEC = -71:40:47.46 (-71.67985)
Discovery date: 2019-06-22 11:18:14 (JD=2458656.9709954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 1.5 mag over 4 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-22 11:18:14
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-27 15:47:31
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/2019iac