Discovery certificate for object 2019ald
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29547 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 09:44:59
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 2019ald
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:29:23.720 (217.348833) DEC = +10:38:59.42 (10.649839)
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 15:43:12 (JD=2458516.155)


Remarks: faint variable blue SDSS star brightens by 1.5 mag. Bright GALEX source. Candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 15:43:12
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-02 16:00:28
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/2019ald