Discovery certificate for object 2019aud
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29877 [ 2019TNSTR.229....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-11 14:30:55
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 2019aud
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ans
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:40:52.400 (85.218333) DEC = -02:27:12.85 (-2.453569)
Discovery date: 2019-02-09 14:02:24 (JD=2458524.085)


Remarks: young star near the Horsehead nebula brightens by 1.2 mag over 9 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-09 14:02:24
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-07 09:47:31
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/2019aud