Discovery certificate for object 2019ibq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38527 [ 2019TNSTR1070....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-25 04:39:28
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 2019ibq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cpi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:00.420 (4.25175) DEC = -62:46:21.40 (-62.772611)
Discovery date: 2019-06-23 09:17:16 (JD=2458657.8869907)


Remarks: 0.7 mag 1year-long rise in UV source GALEXASC J001700.29-624621.5, candidate QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-23 09:17:16
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-15 07:56:38
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/2019ibq