Discovery certificate for object 2019afl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29332 [ 2019TNSTR.153....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 11:05:04
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 2019afl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ahw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:42:22.880 (25.595333) DEC = -38:40:29.28 (-38.6748)
Discovery date: 2019-01-25 18:24:28 (JD=2458509.2669907)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-25 18:24:28
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-03 06:34:33
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/2019afl