Discovery certificate for object 2019ayn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30044 [ 2019TNSTR.254....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-18 17:31:44
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 2019ayn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19apn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:02.610 (281.260875) DEC = +00:37:41.84 (0.628289)
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 15:00:00 (JD=2458529.125)


Remarks: variable red source in the Galactic plane brightens by 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 15:00:00
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-26 07:36:28
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/2019ayn