Discovery certificate for object 2019ale
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29548 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 09:45:49
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 2019ale
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:55:06.790 (88.778292) DEC = -31:14:17.41 (-31.238169)
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 05:52:48 (JD=2458515.745)


Remarks: candidate CV brightens by more than 4.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 05:52:48
Flux: 16.2 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-18 00:17:16
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/2019ale