Discovery certificate for object 2019alp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29564 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 10:27:23
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 2019alp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19akw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:18:39.600 (4.665) DEC = +12:12:33.66 (12.20935)
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 13:17:45 (JD=2458517.0539931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 1405566

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 13:17:45
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-12 01:20:38
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/2019alp