Discovery certificate for object 2019bfe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30247 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 09:58:09
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 2019bfe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:03:31.220 (285.880083) DEC = -34:14:43.84 (-34.245511)
Discovery date: 2019-02-21 23:25:26 (JD=2458536.4759954)


Remarks: >2 mag brightening of faint Gaia source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-21 23:25:26
Flux: 17.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-27 04:49:26
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/2019bfe