Discovery certificate for object 2019bfm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30256 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 15:25:07
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 2019bfm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ask
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:59:38.620 (299.910917) DEC = +62:00:04.86 (62.00135)
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 08:06:43 (JD=2458536.8379977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint (g=24.4) SDSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 08:06:43
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-22 02:26:52
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/2019bfm