Discovery certificate for object 2019kik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40694 [ 2019TNSTR1144....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-04 09:57:20
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 2019kik
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cud
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:01:59.700 (240.49875) DEC = +35:07:57.11 (35.132531)
Discovery date: 2019-07-01 11:54:14 (JD=2458665.9959954)


Remarks: long-term rise in known QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-01 11:54:14
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-29 16:55:12
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/2019kik