Discovery certificate for object 2019alj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29554 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 09:49:23
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 2019alj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:10:09.600 (122.54) DEC = -30:40:03.90 (-30.66775)
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 23:26:52 (JD=2458516.4769907)


Remarks: variable blue source brightens by 2.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-01 23:26:52
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-21 00:05:45
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/2019alj