Discovery certificate for object 2019akr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29530 [ 2019TNSTR.196....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-03 18:48:30
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 2019akr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ajv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:22:44.220 (245.68425) DEC = +23:57:12.82 (23.953561)
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 15:10:04 (JD=2458516.1319907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 1696798

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 15:10:04
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-23 05:19:40
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/2019akr