Discovery certificate for object 2019bj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27861 [ 2019TNSTR..17....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-03 12:24:41
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 2019bj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aba
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:43:02.920 (235.762167) DEC = -49:49:11.78 (-49.819939)
Discovery date: 2019-01-01 22:59:31 (JD=2458485.4579977)


Remarks: 0.3 mag flare in red Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-01 22:59:31
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-26 20:21:07
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/2019bj