Discovery certificate for object 2019bpr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30638 [ 2019TNSTR.341....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-07 21:45:54
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 2019bpr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19awb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:26:03.260 (81.513583) DEC = -14:55:13.73 (-14.920481)
Discovery date: 2019-02-05 12:08:38 (JD=2458520.0059954)


Remarks: blue Gaia source fades by more than 1 mag over a year. Weak WISE detection near this position too

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-05 12:08:38
Flux: 20.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-12 06:24:28
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/2019bpr