Discovery certificate for object 2019bbq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30135 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 12:14:08
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019bbq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:43:00.220 (310.750917) DEC = +44:55:18.16 (44.921711)
Discovery date: 2019-01-24 09:56:09.000 (JD=2458507.9139931)


Remarks: Galactic plane star brightens by 2.4 mags over 5 months and becomes bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-24 09:56:09.000
Flux: 16.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-16 16:56:38
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2019bbq