Discovery certificate for object 2019bdw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30204 [ 2019TNSTR.281....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-26 20:12:29
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 2019bdw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ary
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:35:23.050 (278.846042) DEC = -31:09:03.74 (-31.151039)
Discovery date: 2019-02-19 17:22:33 (JD=2458534.2239931)


Remarks: source brightens by 1.8 mags and becomes bluer, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-19 17:22:33
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 09:07:12
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/2019bdw