Discovery certificate for object 2019bks
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30444 [ 2019TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 20:54:09
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 2019bks
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19auk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:46:39.440 (71.664333) DEC = -51:32:54.28 (-51.548411)
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 05:15:21 (JD=2458543.7189931)


Remarks: outburst of CV ASASSN-15pw

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 05:15:21
Flux: 16.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-26 05:54:14
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/2019bks