Discovery certificate for object 2019sq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28831 [ 2019TNSTR..92....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-15 09:23:06
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 2019sq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aee
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:11:18.870 (197.828625) DEC = -52:15:13.93 (-52.253869)
Discovery date: 2019-01-12 23:02:24 (JD=2458496.46)


Remarks: 1 mag brightening of a Gaia source. Similar events seen in historic lightcurve.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-12 23:02:24
Flux: 14.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-20 21:18:43
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/2019sq