Discovery certificate for object 2019bbh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30126 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 12:02:15
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 2019bbh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:18:45.990 (184.691625) DEC = -60:19:00.19 (-60.316719)
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 10:43:40.000 (JD=2458530.9469907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near the Galactic plane, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 10:43:40.000
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-15 06:57:36
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/2019bbh