Discovery certificate for object 2019bfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30244 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 09:54:22
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 2019bfb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:48:27.390 (117.114125) DEC = -44:26:27.92 (-44.441089)
Discovery date: 2019-02-21 19:14:52 (JD=2458536.3019907)


Remarks: declining blue transient near DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-21 19:14:52
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-26 19:14:52
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/2019bfb