Discovery certificate for object 2019vzl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 53864 [ 2019TNSTR2510....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-03 10:13:10
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), Z. Kostrzewa-Rutkowska (Leiden Observatory), D. Eappachen (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 2019vzl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19fiz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:50:28.180 (297.617417) DEC = +01:05:03.16 (1.084211)
Discovery date: 2019-12-02 06:47:31.000 (JD=2458819.7829977)


Remarks: SDSS galaxy declines by 1 mag over 2 years. Strong lines in RP, candidate AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-02 06:47:31.000
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-21 02:58:33
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/2019vzl