Discovery certificate for object 2019bkl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30432 [ 2019TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 20:43:58
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019bkl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aty
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:53:57.860 (103.491083) DEC = -10:48:28.37 (-10.807881)
Discovery date: 2019-02-11 18:00:00 (JD=2458526.25)


Remarks: blue hostless transient - fades after initial detection then rebrightens by 1.5 mag over 6 hours

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-11 18:00:00
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 23:51:21
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/2019bkl