Discovery certificate for object 2019ays
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30049 [ 2019TNSTR.257....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-19 05:01:34
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 2019ays
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aps
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:59:18.670 (314.827792) DEC = +35:42:56.63 (35.715731)
Discovery date: 2019-02-13 14:12:28 (JD=2458528.0919907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 1.3 mags and becomes bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-13 14:12:28
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-26 20:02:24
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/2019ays