Discovery certificate for object 2019bbs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30137 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 12:16:19
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 2019bbs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:09:01.390 (182.255792) DEC = -68:02:12.52 (-68.036811)
Discovery date: 2019-01-15 23:18:14 (JD=2458499.4709954)


Remarks: Galactic plane star brightens by 1.8 mag, candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-15 23:18:14
Flux: 15.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-25 23:21:07
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/2019bbs