Discovery certificate for object 2019kql
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41055 [ 2019TNSTR1159....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-06 20:31:45
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 2019kql
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cuv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:40:45.190 (250.188292) DEC = +34:50:32.96 (34.842489)
Discovery date: 2019-07-03 11:58:33 (JD=2458667.9989931)


Remarks: QSO SDSS J164045.19+345032.9 brightens by 1 mag over 18 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-03 11:58:33
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-16 09:40:19
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/2019kql