Discovery certificate for object 2019xo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29041 [ 2019TNSTR.122....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-21 09:05:25
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 2019xo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19agb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:42:25.670 (280.606958) DEC = +76:10:50.59 (76.180719)
Discovery date: 2019-01-20 02:39:50 (JD=2458503.6109954)


Remarks: faint variable source brightens by 1 mag above normal variability, QSO candidate

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-20 02:39:50
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-27 10:36:28
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/2019xo