Discovery certificate for object 2019als
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29568 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 10:29:51
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 2019als
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ala
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:57:49.920 (164.458) DEC = -21:56:58.85 (-21.949681)
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 16:49:26 (JD=2458517.2009954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~3.5 mags, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 16:49:26
Flux: 14.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-02 03:14:24
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/2019als