Discovery certificate for object 2019bci
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30155 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 14:04:20
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 2019bci
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19arn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:46:35.400 (281.6475) DEC = -18:31:19.67 (-18.522131)
Discovery date: 2019-02-18 23:08:09 (JD=2458533.4639931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-18 23:08:09
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-08 16:27:50
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/2019bci