Discovery certificate for object 2019kil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40695 [ 2019TNSTR1144....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-04 09:57:51
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 2019kil
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cue
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:39:20.830 (234.836792) DEC = +02:08:57.34 (2.149261)
Discovery date: 2019-07-01 11:22:33 (JD=2458665.9739931)


Remarks: long-term decline in known QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-01 11:22:33
Flux: 20.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-01 04:59:31
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/2019kil