Discovery certificate for object 2019ayk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30041 [ 2019TNSTR.254....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-18 17:28:25
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019ayk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19apk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:53:07.120 (208.279667) DEC = -52:59:00.46 (-52.983461)
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 18:14:24.000 (JD=2458529.26)


Remarks: blue hostless transient at low Galactic latitude, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 18:14:24.000
Flux: 16.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-11 18:50:24
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/2019ayk