Discovery certificate for object 2019tc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28851 [ 2019TNSTR..92....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-15 13:51:36
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 2019tc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aej
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:09:00.190 (182.250792) DEC = -27:53:50.57 (-27.897381)
Discovery date: 2019-01-13 16:39:21 (JD=2458497.1939931)


Remarks: long term brightening (~1.5 mag) of variable radio+x-ray source, candidate QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-13 16:39:21
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-17 00:53:16
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/2019tc