Discovery certificate for object 2019alb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29545 [ 2019TNSTR.196....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-03 18:56:14
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 2019alb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:33:24.700 (128.352917) DEC = -30:11:11.76 (-30.1866)
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 17:21:07 (JD=2458516.2229977)


Remarks: candidate CV outbursts by 4 mag. Previous outburst in Gaia light curve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 17:21:07
Flux: 16.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-21 18:01:26
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/2019alb