Discovery certificate for object 2019bbl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30130 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 12:05:54
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 2019bbl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:52:56.640 (148.236) DEC = -50:55:41.34 (-50.92815)
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 11:08:09 (JD=2458530.9639931)


Remarks: Galactic plane star brightens by >1.5 mag, previous brightening seen

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 11:08:09
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-15 00:15:50
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/2019bbl