Discovery certificate for object 2019atl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29856 [ 2019TNSTR.229....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-11 08:38:12
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 2019atl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ana
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:56:45.790 (284.190792) DEC = +19:05:37.97 (19.093881)
Discovery date: 2019-02-07 16:26:24 (JD=2458522.185)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-07 16:26:24
Flux: 17.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-10 04:33:36
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/2019atl