Discovery certificate for object 2019lqn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42272 [ 2019TNSTR1300....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-22 11:11:53
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

S.T. Hodgkin, E. Breedt, A. Delgado, D.L. Harrison, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, T. Wevers, A. Yoldas (IoA Cambridge), N. Ihanec, K. Kruszyńska, K.A. Rybicki, Ł. Wyrzykowski (Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory), D. Eappachen, Z. Kostrzewa-Rutkowska (SRON/RU), G. Marton (Konkoly Observatory), on behalf of the Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019lqn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19dct
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:15:10.920 (348.7955) DEC = -33:19:54.52 (-33.331811)
Discovery date: 2019-07-20 12:04:19 (JD=2458685.0029977)


Remarks: blue transient 10 arcsec from galaxy 2MASX J23151011-3319533

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-20 12:04:19
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-16 20:49:55
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/2019lqn