Discovery certificate for object 2019bbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30124 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 12:00:01
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 2019bbf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:41:14.900 (145.312083) DEC = -56:40:37.02 (-56.67695)
Discovery date: 2019-02-18 05:05:16 (JD=2458532.7119907)


Remarks: 0.3 mag rise on a bright Galactic plane star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-18 05:05:16
Flux: 14.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 03:21:36
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/2019bbf