Discovery certificate for object 2019bfw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30270 [ 2019TNSTR.290....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 15:45:48
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 2019bfw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19asy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:18:13.070 (109.554458) DEC = -13:24:02.99 (-13.400831)
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 00:04:19 (JD=2458538.5029977)


Remarks: blazar behind the galactic plane varies by >1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 00:04:19
Flux: 19.01 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-13 13:42:14
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/2019bfw