Discovery certificate for object 2019bfn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30259 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 15:28:08
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 2019bfn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:24:42.600 (111.1775) DEC = -24:34:49.73 (-24.580481)
Discovery date: 2019-02-05 23:41:16 (JD=2458520.4869907)


Remarks: erratic star brightens by almost 2 mags, possible YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-05 23:41:16
Flux: 18.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-19 05:49:55
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/2019bfn