Discovery certificate for object 2019iix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38806 [ 2019TNSTR1093....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-28 08:27:18
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 2019iix
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cri
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:52:13.470 (43.056125) DEC = +32:40:09.34 (32.669261)
Discovery date: 2019-06-25 21:17:16 (JD=2458660.3869907)


Remarks: red SDSS source with r=20.7 brightens by almost 2 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-25 21:17:16
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-29 00:34:33
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/2019iix