Discovery certificate for object 2019bbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30144 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 13:33:48
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 2019bbx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ard
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:47.750 (273.948958) DEC = -37:54:39.17 (-37.910881)
Discovery date: 2019-02-19 05:29:45 (JD=2458533.7289931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-19 05:29:45
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-04 04:14:52
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/2019bbx