Discovery certificate for object 2019bkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30429 [ 2019TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 20:41:56
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 2019bkj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19atv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:28:34.710 (37.144625) DEC = -69:17:49.81 (-69.297169)
Discovery date: 2019-02-28 04:49:26 (JD=2458542.7009954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B022748.51-693109.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-28 04:49:26
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-21 01:42:14
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/2019bkj