Discovery certificate for object 2019akt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29536 [ 2019TNSTR.196....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-03 18:51:24
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 2019akt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aka
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:05:46.340 (271.443083) DEC = +31:40:17.58 (31.67155)
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 04:29:16 (JD=2458515.6869907)


Remarks: known CV V1008 Her brightens by 4 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 04:29:16
Flux: 14.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-17 11:12:28
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/2019akt