Discovery certificate for object 2019bfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30267 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 15:33:58
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 2019bfu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:16:35.410 (289.147542) DEC = +26:21:53.14 (26.364761)
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 02:41:16 (JD=2458538.6119907)


Remarks: blue transient, hostless in PS1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 02:41:16
Flux: 16.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-04 20:31:12
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/2019bfu