Discovery certificate for object 2019bhq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30342 [ 2019TNSTR.296....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-28 11:56:37
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: SN 2019bhq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ate
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:39:37.820 (264.907583) DEC = +77:29:25.98 (77.49055)
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 19:55:12 (JD=2458539.33)


Remarks: candidate SN near irregular galaxy KAZ 268

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 19:55:12
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-20 02:44:09
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/2019bhq