Discovery certificate for object 2019bfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30243 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 09:53:41
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 2019bfa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ase
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:44:02.260 (221.009417) DEC = -84:06:49.28 (-84.113689)
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 04:36:28 (JD=2458536.6919907)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 04:36:28
Flux: 17.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-16 01:20:38
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/2019bfa