Discovery certificate for object 2019pqr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46290 [ 2019TNSTR1760....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-07 15:54:57
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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: AT 2019pqr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19dxy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:14:16.210 (33.567542) DEC = -61:49:33.67 (-61.826019)
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 19:24:57 (JD=2458731.3089931)


Remarks: erratic Gaia source coincident with Blazar candidate brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 19:24:57
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-31 20:08:09
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/2019pqr