Discovery certificate for object 2019bkk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30431 [ 2019TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 20:43:18
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 2019bkk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19atx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:11:20.370 (92.834875) DEC = -29:25:34.90 (-29.426361)
Discovery date: 2019-02-28 17:45:36 (JD=2458543.24)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 729509

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-28 17:45:36
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-02 01:37:55
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/2019bkk