Discovery certificate for object 2019bdv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30203 [ 2019TNSTR.281....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-26 20:11:39
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 2019bdv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19arx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:50:56.720 (312.736333) DEC = +55:18:16.34 (55.304539)
Discovery date: 2019-02-19 20:06:43 (JD=2458534.3379977)


Remarks: erratic source near Galactic plane brightens by 1.5 mags, close to X-ray source CXO J205057.0+551819

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-19 20:06:43
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-20 12:11:31
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/2019bdv