Discovery certificate for object 2019bfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30245 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 09:55:09
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 2019bfc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:08:39.610 (287.165042) DEC = -50:46:37.81 (-50.777169)
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 21:57:36 (JD=2458537.415)


Remarks: blue transient near faint blue DSS source and UV source GALEXASC J190839.36-504638.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 21:57:36
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-21 15:15:50
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/2019bfc