Discovery certificate for object 2019bsk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30732

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-13 19:09:57
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 2019bsk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ayf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:03:36.560 (270.902333) DEC = -35:44:21.12 (-35.7392)
Discovery date: 2019-03-11 15:43:12 (JD=2458554.155)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-11 15:43:12
Flux: 17.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-18 11:28:19
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/2019bsk