Discovery certificate for object 2019alu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29571 [ 2019TNSTR.201....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 10:31:54
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 2019alu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ald
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:19:31.990 (109.883292) DEC = -30:03:48.56 (-30.063489)
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 17:38:24 (JD=2458517.235)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 0.6 mag, previous jump in brightness seen

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-02 17:38:24
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 07:43:40
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/2019alu