Discovery certificate for object 2019bkv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30447 [ 2019TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-03 20:56:59
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 2019bkv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aun
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:49:07.380 (282.28075) DEC = +06:52:13.12 (6.870311)
Discovery date: 2019-02-12 16:39:21 (JD=2458527.1939931)


Remarks: red source brightens by 1.4 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-12 16:39:21
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-01 10:20:38
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/2019bkv