Discovery certificate for object 2019akv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29538 [ 2019TNSTR.196....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-03 18:52:48
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 2019akv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:15:34.190 (93.892458) DEC = -29:14:31.31 (-29.242031)
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 05:49:55 (JD=2458516.7429977)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 05:49:55
Flux: 17.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 06:12:57
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/2019akv