Discovery certificate for object 2019bft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30266 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 15:33:35
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 2019bft
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:29:39.870 (292.416125) DEC = -34:09:17.10 (-34.15475)
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 05:26:52 (JD=2458538.7269907)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS smudge

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 05:26:52
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-24 09:33:07
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/2019bft