Discovery certificate for object 2019bhz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30351 [ 2019TNSTR.296....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-28 14:00:31
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 2019bhz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19atn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:52:44.770 (313.186542) DEC = -67:48:14.62 (-67.804061)
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 16:19:12 (JD=2458540.18)


Remarks: 3 mag outburst, and star becomes very blue. Many previous events seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 16:19:12
Flux: 17.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-23 19:12:00
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/2019bhz