Discovery certificate for object 2019bfp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30261 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 15:29:06
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 2019bfp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:00:54.340 (285.226417) DEC = -53:44:24.25 (-53.740069)
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 16:00:28 (JD=2458537.1669907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 1.3 mag over 6 months

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-22 16:00:28
Flux: 19.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-21 03:11:31
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/2019bfp