Discovery certificate for object 2020qcw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78430 [ 2020TNSTR2237....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-23 12:33:27
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 2020qcw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia20djt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:50:21.200 (27.588333) DEC = -12:44:25.22 (-12.740339)
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 20:31:12.000 (JD=2459052.355)


Remarks: outburst in candidate CV CRTS J015021.2-124425

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 20:31:12.000
Flux: 15.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-13 17:05:17
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/2020qcw