Discovery certificate for object 2019aym
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30043 [ 2019TNSTR.254....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-18 17:31:08
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 2019aym
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19apm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:39:22.350 (264.843125) DEC = -21:51:49.14 (-21.86365)
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 21:30:14 (JD=2458529.3959954)


Remarks: star near Galactic plane brightens by more than 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 21:30:14
Flux: 16.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-20 08:13:55
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/2019aym