Discovery certificate for object 2019bpx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30645 [ 2019TNSTR.347....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-08 12:06:04
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 2019bpx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19awd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:33:49.600 (278.456667) DEC = -11:00:31.79 (-11.008831)
Discovery date: 2019-03-05 15:21:36 (JD=2458548.14)


Remarks: Gaia Galactic plane source brightens by 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-05 15:21:36
Flux: 19.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-16 15:14:24
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/2019bpx