Discovery certificate for object 2019aaw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29177 [ 2019TNSTR.135....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-24 20:18:28
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 2019aaw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ahg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:37:31.520 (144.381333) DEC = -42:53:20.62 (-42.889061)
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 05:06:43 (JD=2458505.7129977)


Remarks: Gaia source dims by >1.5 mags in 4 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 05:06:43
Flux: 19.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-23 17:11:02
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/2019aaw