Discovery certificate for object 2019brf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30696 [ 2019TNSTR.360....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-11 10:25:43
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 2019brf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19axi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:02:12.250 (285.551042) DEC = -33:48:15.01 (-33.804169)
Discovery date: 2019-03-09 03:46:04 (JD=2458551.6569907)


Remarks: red source brightens by 1.5 mags and becomes blue, previous events seen, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-09 03:46:04
Flux: 17.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-21 23:25:26
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/2019brf