Discovery certificate for object 2019auk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29885 [ 2019TNSTR.233....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-12 10:37:01
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 2019auk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19any
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:07:42.690 (136.927875) DEC = -32:46:30.25 (-32.775069)
Discovery date: 2019-02-10 19:07:40 (JD=2458525.2969907)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-10 19:07:40
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-28 00:57:36
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/2019auk