Discovery certificate for object 2019afp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29336 [ 2019TNSTR.153....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 11:07:01
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 2019afp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aia
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:16:28.920 (289.1205) DEC = +48:51:07.78 (48.852161)
Discovery date: 2019-01-26 02:26:52 (JD=2458509.6019907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J19162908+4851059

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-26 02:26:52
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-21 04:37:55
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/2019afp