Discovery certificate for object 2019aau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29174 [ 2019TNSTR.135....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-24 20:17:37
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 2019aau
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ahd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:47:38.010 (311.908375) DEC = +52:33:56.27 (52.565631)
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 14:13:55 (JD=2458506.0929977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 14:13:55
Flux: 17.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-21 04:24:57
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/2019aau