Discovery certificate for object 2019amb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29580

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-04 17:22:51
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 2019amb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19alg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:48:32.380 (297.134917) DEC = +29:04:51.92 (29.081089)
Discovery date: 2019-02-03 04:07:40 (JD=2458517.6719907)


Remarks: >1 mag decline in an emission line Galactic Plane star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-03 04:07:40
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-04-22 12:50:24
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/2019amb