Discovery certificate for object 2019bkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30436 [ 2019TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 20:47:16
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: SN 2019bkp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19auc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:06:53.990 (136.724958) DEC = +49:10:53.04 (49.1814)
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 13:17:45 (JD=2458544.0539931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J06132430-2900233

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 13:17:45
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-27 04:36:28
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/2019bkp