Discovery certificate for object 2019bkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30437 [ 2019TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 20:48:11
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 2019bkq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aud
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:09:44.690 (317.436208) DEC = -50:18:44.53 (-50.312369)
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 10:07:40.000 (JD=2458543.9219907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 235-66

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 10:07:40.000
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-05 03:21:36
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/2019bkq