Discovery certificate for object 2019ato
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29859 [ 2019TNSTR.229....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-11 14:20:25
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 2019ato
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19and
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:44:50.270 (296.209458) DEC = +23:34:33.46 (23.575961)
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 08:28:19 (JD=2458522.8529977)


Remarks: Galactic plane source dims by almost 1 mag over 5 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 08:28:19
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-26 04:59:31
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/2019ato