Discovery certificate for object 2019bqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30684 [ 2019TNSTR.358....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-10 22:42:47
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 2019bqw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19awz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:47:54.650 (71.977708) DEC = -00:34:44.33 (-0.578981)
Discovery date: 2019-03-09 00:02:52.000 (JD=2458551.5019907)


Remarks: nucleus of a quiet galaxy brightens by 1.5 mag and gets bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-09 00:02:52.000
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-07 20:12:28
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


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