Discovery certificate for object 2019te
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28853 [ 2019TNSTR..92....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-15 13:52:54
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 2019te
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ael
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:43:30.890 (40.878708) DEC = +71:20:17.99 (71.338331)
Discovery date: 2019-01-13 10:16:19 (JD=2458496.9279977)


Remarks: long term brightening of BL Lac object 3FGL J0243.5+7119

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-13 10:16:19
Flux: 17.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-29 23:11:02
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/2019te